Law Society Gazumped in Web Address Farce

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Cambridge University Law Society were left stunned and reeling this week when cut backs made last year on their web services led to their web address being bought up under there noses.

Bosses at Cambridge University Law Society were at loggerheads this week when it became apparent that cut backs made after the design and implementation of their website by the developer responsible for its website and subsequently replaced as a cost saving measure backed fired, when it was revealed they no longer own their web address name due to poor in-house management and the lack of knowledge by the students given the responsibility of managing the web site.

A spokesperson for says, “If an organisation is to take on the implementation, management and marketing of a website, it is the responsibility of the management to ensure that they have responsible and qualified staff who can forward plan and strategically keep a hold of the projects assets. Being gazumped on your web address is a very very poor way to save money as in the long term it could cost considerably more, not to mention the inconvenience to their sites visitors.”

The Law Society is now in the process of trying to buy back their web address from the unknown person who managed to buy it online for a mere $30 dollars and are also seeking to re-instate as their web site developers.


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