Can stealing a CAR violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?

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Ford wants its cars connected to the Internet. By now we all know from my previous post on United States v. Kramer that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act applies to anything with a microchip or data processor that is connected to the Internet.

So, the question I have is, if someone steals one of these cars by “hacking” into the electronics system without, or exceeding, authorized access, will that be a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?

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