PIC: German politician accidentally reveals porn habits while contributing to online debate 5 years ago

PIC: German politician accidentally reveals porn habits while contributing to online debate

Always, always, be careful when taking a screenshot.

A politician in Germany was left red-faced recently after inadvertently exposing his online porn habits while contributing to a debate about far-right politics.

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According to Bild, Thomas Köppl, the mayor of a town known as Quickborn, was participating in an online debate on the Alternative for Germany party and when trying to illustrate a point, he took a screenshot of an article of the German constitution he accessed on Wikipedia.

The problem for Köppl, as many have discovered in the past, is that the screenshot also revealed the other things he was looking at in the other tabs on his internet browser, things that you wouldn't necessarily want the general public to see.

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Köppl hastily deleted the screenshot when he realised what he had done, but this being the internet, it didn't take long for his screenshot to surface and the embarrassed mayor had to issue a somewhat unconvincing explanation afterwards.

According to Bild, Köppl later told reporters that he was on holiday in South Tyrol, where he had heard a group of young men talking about BDSM, which (we're told) involves a variety of sexual practises such as bondage, submission and sadomasochism.

Not knowing what it was, Köppl said that he had looked it up online and that's why it had appeared on his browser, although why he felt the need to look it up in four separate tabs remains to be seen.

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Caught. Rotten.