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Old 25 August 2010, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Jaime Vargas View Post
Really? I would understand you could sue someone for defamation if you had any fame to be defamed, but just for some guy to insult you? That's harsh.

Well, you can't sue for compensation or somthing like that (afaik), but you file a complaint and sue him, so he gets fined for insulting you.

ETA: In common practice, most of the time the prosecutor dismisses the cases because of insignificance, but german law does
give you the option.

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