News Burst: Claranet will move offshore to escape RIP

So much for Britain's plans to be the best place for e-commerce... Claranet is going offshore to escape the RIP

A day after the e-envoy assured Britain that the RIP Bill would not have a negative impact on ecommerce in the UK, ClaraNet, one of the UK's leading ISPs, has announced plans to move services abroad to escape the proposed legislation.

The company explained it is prepared to move servers to either its Frankfurt or Paris offices for clients concerned by the Bill. The company says that many of its bigger corporate accounts are worried about electronic communications being compromised after the Bill is introduced.

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