Eve To Flee Iceland?

Hidden in a Guardian story about the general Icelandic economic collapse:

On three shiny floors of a former fish factory is CCP, a company best known in computer gaming for Eve Online, which has 300,000 participants all over the world – as many inhabitants as Iceland itself. However, restrictions on access to foreign currency for individuals and businesses and on foreign investment into Iceland are making life difficult. “To make new games, we need foreign investors,” says Eyjolfur Gudmundsson, formerly an assistant professor at the University of Akureyri, who supervises Eve’s virtual economy. “The present currency restrictions are putting us in a straitjacket. We are in talks with the government, but if we can’t let capital in, we might be compelled to leave Iceland, even though this would be against our wishes.”

No word on if this is a lock-stock-and-barrel move or, more likely, Eve’s ‘headquarters’ moving to offshore offices, as hinted by a CCP developer in a related thread. CCP is one of Iceland’s more successful companies, so changing its mailing address to Bermuda would be kinda a big deal.