Governments and IT just do not mix

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el_reg.pngLast Friday, the British Government announced a joint marketing strategy with industry that is intended to promote British expertise in IT. Trade & Investment Minister Lord Digby Jones stated that the strategy “is a catalyst to stimulate discussion amongst Government and business about how we sell the UK ICT sector to the world.”

But there is a problem. A press release that accompanied the announcement carries a website that promises more information on the strategy. However Her Majesty’s Government forgot to register the domain for the site, much less put any content on it. Never fear though, the dmain is now registered … by The Register!

Read the full story here.

See the website in question (www.ictmarketingstrategy.co.uk) here.