Government computer blunders are common and expensive

Monday, 31 January 2005, 10:50 AM EST

The FBI's failure to roll out an expanded computer system that would help agents investigate criminals and terrorists is the latest in a series of costly technology blunders by government over more than a decade.

Experts blame poor planning, rapid industry advances and the massive scope of some complex projects whose price tags can run into billions of dollars at U.S. agencies with tens of thousands of employees.

By Ted Bridis at SecurityFocus.

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