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    Default German court awards damages for loss-of-Internet

    Says net is "crucial part of people's economic living standards".

    A case before the German Federal Court of Justice has ended with a man being awarded damages for an erroneous Internet disconnection by his ISP. He sued on the grounds that being deprived of the Internet resulted in economic harm, and the court agreed.

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    Default Re: German court awards damages for loss-of-Internet

    Did you know internet access is part of your human rights now and its unlawful to unreasonably restrict an individual's access to the Internet (but maybe not in Germany yet). Crazy huh.
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    Default Re: German court awards damages for loss-of-Internet

    No, I didn't know that Iantech.
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    Default Re: German court awards damages for loss-of-Internet

    Wow, maybe this is the path to getting my connection improved. 9 times out of 10 I have to reset the modem multiple times before it'll get and hold the connection.

    So maybe if I can argue they're eroding my human rights by denying me a quick and stable login each morning, then maybe something will get fixed.

    And what about all those farmers unable to get a stable or fast connection? All being denied their human rights!

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    Default Re: German court awards damages for loss-of-Internet

    Kingdragonfly knows what it is like - 22 days without it.

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