Virtual Burglary?

This is interesting

Dutch teen swipes furniture from virtual hotel | The Register

What is particularly interesting about it is that they aren’t just charging him with hacking, but with burglary as well, even though the items stolen were completely virtual, as was the hotel he ‘burgled’.

I’m not sure if this is a good thing or a bad thing.  I suppose in a way it’s the same as being charged with “Breaking and entering” and “Burglary”.

Wonder if it’ll stick?

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