Net Porn addict claims unfair dismissal

'I need therapy and understanding'

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 dismissal against 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 job."

The case continues. ®

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