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ASA says it's fair to call 250MB "unlimited"

ASA says it's fair to call 250MB "unlimited"

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The Advertising Standards Authority has okayed an advert that described 250MB as an "unlimited" amount of data. The ad, from Carphone Warehouse spin-off e2save, promised "unlimited data" on an Orange contract for the BlackBerry Bold. But, in the small... >>

iPhone ad banned by ASA

iPhone ad banned by ASA

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Apple has been given a telling-off by the Advertising Standards Agency. The ASA has banned an iPhone 3G ad which it claims was misleading over the speeds that the smartphone can connect to the internet and download content. The TV advert claims that the... >>

VIDEO: 3 viral mocks T-Mobile's banned ad

VIDEO: 3 viral mocks T-Mobile's banned ad

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Following 3's success with the ASA in getting T-Mobile's misleading "you won't find more minutes for £30" claim banned, 3 has loosed a viral video on the topic. Rubbing salt in the wound or fair cop? Have your say in the comments box below... >>

ASA upholds 3's complaint against T-Mobile

ASA upholds 3's complaint against T-Mobile

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The Advertising Standards Authority has banned recent T-Mobile adverts on the basis of them being misleading. Brought to the ASA's attention by rival operator 3, the ads were part of T-Mobile's "You won't find more minutes for £30. Guaranteed" campaign.... >>

Vodafone loses out in ASA ruling

Vodafone loses out in ASA ruling

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The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld three complaints made about a recent ad campaign by Vodafone. The complaints related to ads promoting the company's mobile broadband service. In particular, they included the boast: "The fastest, most reliable... >>

BT in trouble after Virgin Media sneaks to ASA

BT in trouble after Virgin Media sneaks to ASA

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It's all getting a little tit-for-tat in the world of broadband suppliers. In July, BT made a complaint about a Virgin Media ad campaign, which featured download times for songs and TV shows. BT said that it was not made clear in the ads that Virgin's... >>

Sega Condemned 2 ads banned

Sega Condemned 2 ads banned

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Ads for the gore-fest that is Sega's Condemned 2, have been banned following on from complaints from members of the public. The two ads were being aired post-9pm and post-11pm respectively. They has been given the go-ahead by Clearcast, which is itself... >>

ASA says Vodafone ad too fast

ASA says Vodafone ad too fast

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Vodafone has got a ticking off from the Advertising Standards Authority again, this time for a radio advert. Following a complaint from a listener, the ASA has upheld the complaint and ordered that the telecoms company drop the commercial. The ad was... >>

iPhone ad banned

iPhone ad banned

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Apple has got its knuckles wrapped over an iPhone ad broadcast in the UK. The Advertising Standards Agency has told the computing giant to take down the ad, which it says misleads customers on what the iPhone can actually do. There were two complaints... >>

Pink Patch slimming ad banned on Facebook

Pink Patch slimming ad banned on Facebook

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The team behind Facebook are having a pretty tough time of it at the moment. First there was outrage at one of the SuperPoke applications, then Facebookers in the US and Canada had to watch as their beloved Scrabulous was removed, and now the social networking... >>