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BBC News: Wi-fi owner fined for lax security in Germany

May 18, 2010, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])

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"German citizens are responsible for the security of their own private wireless connections, a court has ruled.

"The ruling comes after a musician sued the owner of a network connection that had been used to illegally download and file-share music.

"The owner had proof that the householder was on holiday at the time but the court ruled that the network should have been password-protected."

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