Mon, 12 Mar 12 at 15:05 | No Comments Yet
Somalia of the Caucasus?
Moldova is apparently selling itself as a new data piracy haven:
The new information free zone. This mostly unknown eastern european country offers incredible opportunities for tech entrepreneurs, hackers and freedom of information lovers around the world.
Republic of Moldova is a sovereign state and does not recognize US or other recent internet freedom bullies. No foreign body can have access to moldavian data centers short of a war.
Moldova is not only one of the poorest countries in Europe, it’s also home to Trans-Dniester, an ethnic-Russian-dominated enclave that attempted to secede in the early 90’s and “has existed in a state of lawless and corrupt limbo ever since.” Descriptions like “criminal haven” and “smuggler’s paradise” are common.
Do you want to protect more of your assets from the taxman – legally? Moldova, where the tax for corporate profits is zero percent , offers great opportunities for business development …
So setting up as a data center for criminal hackers seems a logical next step.