Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/16/royal_mail_website_outage/

Royal Mail website goes on strike

CWU suspected

By Cade Metz

Posted in Bootnotes, 16th October 2009 04:53 GMT

Next week, after a vote from their union, thousands of Royal Mail workers are set to go on strike. This week, the Royal Mail website beat them to the punch:

Royal Mail Website Down

We question whether the Communications Works Union is behind the shutdown, but one Reg reader thinks otherwise. "Looks like the CWU have got their way and convinced the royalmail.com website to join the strike too," he says. And the Twitterati seem to agree.

And there you have it. ®