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That’s exactly like bypassing the electrical grid.

It’s like having a “free” street light and, instead of just enjoying the light, you pull its cables and plug your AC in.

The free service is just for the light.

Can I use my solar powered calculator under a street light? Or is that theft of service too?

The light is free. The electricity isn't.

I suppose adblock is theft too?

Opinion differs, but many ad-supported sites would say yes. I'm not sure if it has every been tested in court. "Fare dodging" might be a better concept to compare this to.

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