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[mob] Net Porn addict claims unfair dismissal

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Subject: Net Porn addict claims unfair dismissal
From: R. A. Hettinga <[email protected]>


The Register

Net Porn addict claims unfair dismissal
By John Leyden
Posted: 19/11/2003 at 12:08 GMT

A German man fired for running up a ¤10,000 bill surfing porn at work
claims he was treated unfairly because his employers failed into account
his addiction to Net porn before giving him the boot.

The unnamed former civil servant claims unfair dismissalagainst the German
state of Lower Saxony.

"I am an addict and as such am unaccountable for my actions," he told the
court yesterday. "I need therapy and understanding, not dismissal from my

The case continues. ®

R. A. Hettinga <mailto: [email protected]>
The Internet Bearer Underwriting Corporation <http://www.ibuc.com/>
44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA 02131 USA
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