Don't try this at home

Saturday, March 12, 2005

Rule 1 of Web Sites: Never announce a web site address before you own it.

On Thursday, the Governor Lynch announced a new web site for New Hampshire manufacturers. According to the report published by the Associated Press, the site is designed to help manufacturing companies "learn about funding sources, employee training programs and business-development information".Read more.

Good idea. There was only one problem: the State did not own the address: Now the owner of the site is having a little fun at the governor's expense. (He's willing to lease it to the State, under certain conditions.)

The governor's web site has not yet corrected the error. (Hopefully, they have figured it out.) Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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