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Electronic Access Interference

Electronic Access Interference

Chapter 33 of the Texas Penal Code defines computer related offenses.

“Electronic Access Interference”, as per § 33.022 of the Texas Penal Code, occurs when a person, other than a network provider or online service provider acting for a legitimate business purpose, commits an offense if the person intentionally interrupts or suspends access to a computer system or computer network without the effective consent of the owner.

An offense under this section is a third degree felony.

Severity of Crime

Third Degree Felony

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years

  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000