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easyEverything is to open its first cybercafé in Paris tomorrow making it France's largest Internet café.

Prices start at FF10 ($1.44) for three hours' Net access, although the outfit will later introduce a dynamic pricing structure that will alter prices depending on the number of people using the service.

While easyEverything is keen to impress that the Paris café has 400 PCs loaded with MS software, The Register is far more interested in the building's sanitation arrangements.

We can reveal exclusively that the cybercafé in Paris has a toilet. So does the one recently opened in New York.

However, toilets in easyEverything's cafés are a recent development. The ones opened in London never had them, forcing Net users to take a jimmy riddle in the street, behind bins or in discarded beer bottles. It brought new meaning to the phrase log off.

James Rothnie, director of corporate affairs at easyGroup, told The Register that its policy not to install lavatories in its Internet cafés had now changed.

Indeed, easyEverything is now actively fitting lavatories in its new cafes and retro-fitting toilets to its existing premises. Which is a relief... ®

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