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