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  • ASA gets hot and bothered over latest Pam Anderson ad

    Nina Best

    The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has today banned an advert featuring actress and model Pamela Anderson for ‘depicting women as sexual objects to be lusted after’. The advertising watchdog upheld complaints about the advert for Crazy Domains.co.uk, a domain name registrar and web hosting provider owned by Dreamscape Networks Ltd, because it ‘gave the impression […]

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  • Watch out for the ASA’s ‘big five’

    Oliver Sweeney

    On 30 April 2013, the Advertising Standards Authority (‘ASA’) published its annual report. This for the first time set out its ‘big five’ regulatory priorities it aims to tackle in the coming year: ‘free trials’ that actually cost daily deals misleading pricing misleading testimonials; and misleading health claims. The report reveals that 70% of cases […]

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