Originally Posted by pandy71
Not sure about German law but this sound weird - things you describing is plainly cyber crime and as such is pursued by any normal country.
It is weird and it's not true. As a hoster you are partially responsible what means you have to delete content that violates the law immediately after you have been informed about this.
And laws in germany aren't better or worse than those in the states or uk. If you don't care, then the lawyers get a homerun.
Blackmailing like descripted above would lead to withdrawal of admission as attorney.