At NO POINT WHATSOEVER does there appear to have been any attempt by either MIT or the prosecutor to find out whether Aaron was or was not authorised.
And given that MIT seems to have had an "access is open to anyone" policy, it seems highly likely that Aaron's access was not unuauthorised (note the careful use of the double negative, and not the positive).
This is the gaping hole the prosecutors drove through to charge him.
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