Computer Trespass occurs when a person knowingly uses, causes to be used, or accesses a computer, computer service, or computer network without authorization and:

  • with the intent to commit a felony, OR
  • thereby gaining access to computer material.

What differentiates this crime from the misdemeanor charge of Unauthorized Use of a Computer is that the individual charged with Computer Trespass either 1. Intended to commit a felony or 2. Gained access to computer material.