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      German court deems Internet as essential as fridge, car

      MAINZ, Germany (KRNV, MyNews4.com & NBC) -- NBC News is reporting a German court has deemed Internet as necessary as a fridge or a car. This means that Germans can now demand compensation from service providers if Internet access is interrupted.

      NBC says the court made the ruling after hearing the case of a man who was unable to use his high-speed Internet connection for two months, which included his telephone service.He had already been compensated for the cost of having to use a cell phone, but wanted to be compensated for not being able to use the Internet. Under German law, the loss of use of essential material items can be compensated.

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