The National Union of Students is rightly celebrated this morning for hijacking the www.liberaldemocrats.org.uk domain name and pointing it to their video documenting Nick Clegg’s betrayal over tuition fees.

But there’s a twist to this seemingly simple tale of cyber-squatting. Eagle-eyed Kris Keane points out that far from being overlooked by the party, allowing the NUS to snap it up, the URL in question still belongs to the Lib Dems:

Clearly it’s not only Liberal Youth that are furious with their party for selling out on education, but Cowley Street staff too.

Gary Dunion

About Gary Dunion

Gary Dunion is the Communications Coordinator for the Scottish Green Party and works for the independent MSPs in the Scottish Parliament.