Theft of property or services is:
As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
(iii) In transit between computers or within a computer network or between any devices which comprise a computer; or
(a) Whoever knowingly, directly or indirectly, accesses, causes to be accessed, or attempts to access any telephone system, telecommunications facility, computer software, computer program, data, computer, computer system, computer network, or any part thereof, for the purpose of:
(2) Alters, damages, destroys, or attempts to damage or destroy, or causes the disruption to the proper operation of any computer, or who performs an act which is responsible for the disruption of any computer, computer system, computer network, computer software, program, or data which resides or exists internal or external to a computer, computer system, or computer network is punishable as in § 39-14-105;
(5) Makes or causes to be made an unauthorized copy, in any form, including, but not limited to, any printed or electronic form of computer data, computer programs, or computer software residing in, communicated by, or produced by a computer or computer network commits an offense punishable as provided in § 39-14-105.
Distributed in Forward Edge II
(c) Whoever receives, conceals, uses, or aids another in receiving, concealing, or using any proceeds resulting from a violation of either subsection (a) or subdivision (b)(2), knowing the proceeds to be the result of such violation, or whoever receives, conceals, uses, or aids another in receiving, concealing, or using any books, records, documents, property, financial instrument, computer software, program, or other material, property, or objects, knowing that the item has been used in violating either subsection (a) or subdivision (b)(2) is subject to the penalties of § 39-14-105.
(d) Any person who violates this section in connection with an act of terrorism commits a Class A felony. [Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1; 1993, ch. 445, § 1; 2002, ch. 849, § 4; 2003, ch. 317, § 3.]
(f) A violation of this section shall be punished according to the damage to the property of another caused by the violation and shall be graded as provided in § 39-14-105.
[Acts 2003, ch. 317, §§ 4, 8.]
39-14-604. Civil action - Damages, attorney fees, and costs.
For the purposes of venue under the provisions of this part, any violation of this part shall be considered to have been committed:
39-14-606. Transmission of electronic signals by a local exchange company.
The transmission of electronic signals by a local exchange company to the extent that the local exchange company merely carries that transmission over its network shall not be deemed to be the transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail as prohibited by this part. [Acts 2003, ch. 317, § 8.]