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Android is an open source system. Its the users choice what to do. If he wants to install pirated apps google will not stop him. If google would, the users would disable google play and youre still not blocking pirated apps.
For scenario two I would say yes in most countries. If we change the context to a physical key the answer is a little less cloudy. Say you find one that gains you access to a house, institution, nuclear plant, military installation. Using said key at the very least would be breaking and entering, trespassing, or burglary. Not including what additional laws ...
Guessing at a default password runs afoul of just about any jurisdiction (like the US and most other developed nations) with legal language like "Whoever— intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access". However, pursuant to question number one, it would be interesting to know if there have been any cases involving ...
I would err on the side of caution and say yes. Most countries have laws prohibiting unauthorized access to a "computer system." Whether that covers "open" resources such as public-facing webcams with no authentication is a legal question that none of us could really answer for you.
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