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It's not illegal to use 500GB of fibre bandwidth in a month when you only pay for 250GB though (say due to a bug in their method of counting usage).

If you do it by accident? Sure. If you discover that you can trigger the bug by unplugging the router at 11:59PM and take advantage of this to blow through your limits? That’s not so legal, no.

It is not unauthorised access when you exceed your bandwith quota. It is simply another debt, even if it is not billed correctly yet. Most will lose internet subscription if it were considered unauthorised access.

It is if you intentionally structure your communications to evade their accounting.

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