Offenses Against Computer Users — 14.73.4
An offense against computer users is the intentional denial to an authorized user, without consent, of the full and effective use of or access to a computer, a computer system, a computer network, or computer services.
Whoever commits an offense against computer users shall be fined not more than $500.00 dollars, or be imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both, for commission of the offense.
However, when the damage or loss amounts to a value of $500.00 or more, the offender may be fined not more than $10,000.00, or imprisoned with or without hard labor, for not more than 5 years, or both.
Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — New Orleans internet crime attorney.