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09.28.16
'No Man's Sky' is being investigated for false advertising
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'No Man's Sky' is being investigated for false advertising

Some players claim the marketing material on its Steam page doesn’t match the final game.

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02.25.15
Smartphone ad banned from UK TV for objectifying women
02.25.15

Smartphone ad banned from UK TV for objectifying women

Kazam is hardly a well-known smartphone brand in the UK, and that's unlikely to change any time so...

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11.26.14
UK watchdog rules that YouTube Oreo ads take the biscuit
11.26.14

UK watchdog rules that YouTube Oreo ads take the biscuit

Some vloggers have made it big on YouTube, so it's not surprising that advertisers want to tap int...

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03.02.12
Apple wins ad standards conflict over Siri in the UK
03.02.12

Apple wins ad standards conflict over Siri in the UK

When the iPhone 4S and Siri first arrived in the UK last October, carrier Vodafone created a websit...

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09.14.11
UK's Advertising Standards Authority rules iPhone 4 is thinnest
09.14.11

UK's Advertising Standards Authority rules iPhone 4 is thinnest

Apple has gained another victory over Samsung, though this one has nothing to do with patents....

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08.24.11
UK Advertising Authority smacks Motorola for misleading Atrix advert (video)
08.24.11

UK Advertising Authority smacks Motorola for misleading Atrix advert (video)

Oh dear. Remember Motorola's advert claiming the Atrix was the "world's most powerful smartphon...

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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...

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08.21.10
UK authority bans Xbox 360 game ad for using PS3 footage (video)
08.21.10

UK authority bans Xbox 360 game ad for using PS3 footage (video)

It's a well-known fact that the Xbox 360 version of Final Fantasy XIII can't hold a candle to the o...

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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...

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