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This article was published on May 4, 2016

    TedCruz.com has turned its support to the Clinton campaign

    TedCruz.com has turned its support to the Clinton campaign
    Kirsty Styles
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    Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She l Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She loves tech for good, cleantech, edtech, assistive tech, politech (?), diversity in tech.

    As Election 2016 hacks go, this one isn’t exactly original, but the Arizona real-estate guy – called Ted Cruz – who owns TedCruz.com is supporting Clinton so he’s using his website to promote his team.

    Right now civilian Ted Cruz is capitalizing on the Google searches made as the official Ted Cruz leaves the race – “who is Ted Cruz?” – but all the way back when the former Texas senator announced he was running last year, civilian Ted Cruz had put up his own cheeky message.

    TedCruz.com Wayback Machine

    This isn’t the first time during the US Election 2016 that somebody’s hijacked ‘the website’ of another candidate to promote their own message.

    Remember when JebBush.com was hijacked by a political joker – even though it wasn’t Bush’s official website – with a redirect sent straight to Donald Trump’s page?

    JebBushcom

    You can find Ted Cruz’s proper page at TedCruz.org… but it’s not a great deal of use anymore. At least he made a clean exit.

    On the news that Trump has all but made it from humble real estate magnate and former Democratic candidate to be the Republican nominee – pending confirmation that John Kasich has pulled out too – many across the world will share the sentiment (begrudgingly) of TedCruz.com.