There is a very recent invention for this type of question. It's called
a lawyer. Some of them even have web sites and can be reached by email.
Even more interesting I remember some of them specializing in Internet
related things and giving presentations at SWINOG meetings some time
The bad news is they want some money for their expertise and knowledge.
It's not for free like Firefox, Linux or MySQL. Or web-hosting and DSL
access... Maybe I mixed something up here...
To give you a hint on the answer to your question: Many moons ago the
Spielbankenkomission sent a letter to many ISP demanding (not just
requesting) to block access to *all* money gambling and betting sites
on the Internet. Non-compliance of blocking was said to be as bad as
running such an illegal site yourself. You know, many years in government
sponsored wellness club with heavily filtrated air...
KOBIK never gives feedback on tips or questions you give them.
Oh, and Altavista'ing for "glücksspiel internet schweiz" 1st hit would
have given you the answer immediately.
On 28.09.2012 16:31, Matthias Hertzog wrote:
Thanks for the answers. I've tried to call KOBIK, but they have a) no direct phone
number and b)
give no answers on the phone. Not very motivating of an ISP who wants to make a good
However, i've entered the form at
and now we wait
If i'm allowed to publicly post the answer from them, i'll do so when it
Best wishes & happy weekend,
----- Original Message ----- From: Andreas Fink
To: Matthias Hertzog
Sent: Friday, September 28, 2012 3:50 PM
Subject: Re: [swinog] Bet-Website hosting in switzerland - legal or not?
hosting might not be the issue, running might be butt hat's your customer's
On 28.09.2012, at 15:32, Matthias Hertzog <m.hertzog(a)mhs.ch> wrote:
We've got a request from a potential client if we're able to host a bet website
in switzerland. It's
about sports and looks like Toto-X. Is it legal for us as ISP to host such a site? I
know the rules
when porn is involved, but habe no informations about bet websites.
Thanks for your answers & have a nice weekend,
mhs @ internet AG
Zürcherstrasse 204, CH - 9014 St. Gallen
Phone +41 71 274 93 93, Fax +41 71 274 93 94
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