New and novel use of the Internet
After pulling the man over, Sgt. Don Woods discovered the man was naked from the waist down as he downloaded images on a laptop computer of a young girl involved in a sex act with an adult.
Investigation showed the man had hooked into a wireless computer network at a nearby house to gain access to a resident’s Internet connection and download images from child pornography websites.
The scheme, known as “war driving,” allows a computer with wireless Internet capability to tap into a wireless home network and access the World Wide Web, usually without fear of discovery.