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07.28.11
UK Advertising Authority takes issue with Atrix's 'world's most powerful smartphone' status
07.28.11

UK Advertising Authority takes issue with Atrix's 'world's most powerful smartphone' status

Just about every day we're treated to claims of a device being the "world's first" or "world's bi...

By T. Stevens,   07.28.11
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12.22.10
PlayStation Move ad banned in UK for condoning 'violent behavior'
12.22.10

PlayStation Move ad banned in UK for condoning 'violent behavior'

The UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an ad for Sony's Move (and, by associatio...

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09.02.09
Truth in advertising prevails in UK, Samsung to re-word 'LED TV' ads
09.02.09

Truth in advertising prevails in UK, Samsung to re-word 'LED TV' ads

Turns out it's not only us HD geeks that were irked by Samsung's ad-speak pitching LED-backlit LCDs...

By Steven Kim,   09.02.09
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07.29.09
Apple wins fight in U.K. over iPhone v Android claims
07.29.09

Apple wins fight in U.K. over iPhone v Android claims

The U.K. advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Authority, says Apple is correct when it cl...

By Mel Martin,   07.29.09
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07.20.09
Report: UK Advertising authority to warn publishers to tone down violent ads
07.20.09

Report: UK Advertising authority to warn publishers to tone down violent ads

Overwhelming violence has never really been a problem in UK games advertising -- in fact, less than...

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03.19.09
ASA won't do anything about Change4Life ad
03.19.09

ASA won't do anything about Change4Life ad

The Advertising Standards Authority, within Her Majesty's domain in the UK, has rejected complaints...

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03.06.09
UK 'Change4Life' ad campaign attacks gamers
03.06.09

UK 'Change4Life' ad campaign attacks gamers

MCV reported this morning that an ad campaign titled "Change4Life," currently running in the United...

By B. Gilbert,   03.06.09
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02.12.09
Microsoft Xbox video marketplace ad banned for being misleading
02.12.09

Microsoft Xbox video marketplace ad banned for being misleading

Apple isn't the only one to run afoul of the UK's Advertising Standards Authority, now that one of...

By R. Lawler,   02.12.09
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02.11.09
ASA bans misleading Xbox 360 video rental service ad
02.11.09

ASA bans misleading Xbox 360 video rental service ad

UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has struck an advertisement for Xbox 360's video downlo...

By Xav de Matos,   02.11.09
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