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International Business Times
UK gambling website crackdown: 450 online sites ordered to stop ads targeting children read. The fresh demands were sent by the Gambling Commission, alongside the Co
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
read. The fresh demands were sent by the Gambling Commission, alongside the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and Remote Gambling Association (RGA). The move came after an investigation revealed... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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The News and Star
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Bury Times
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Gazette
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Gazette / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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guardian-series
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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1d
Greenock Telegraph
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Harrow Times
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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This is West Country
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Gazette News
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Bolton News
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Regulators ask online gambling sites to remove ads likely to appeal to childrenresponsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from ex
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
responsibly. Under 18s and other vulnerable people should be protected from exploitation, the Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association said. The... Read more
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metro
Gambling sites urged to stop luring children in with 'cartoon characters'some betting sites used children’s characters like Peter Pan to promote some of
metro / Posted 2 days ago
some betting sites used children’s characters like Peter Pan to promote some of their games. The Gambling Commission, the Advertising Standards Authority, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), and the Remote Gambling Association, threatened... Read more
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3d
The Hollywood Reporter
British MPs Take Issue With RT's "Propaganda Bullhorn" Adwhat we call the CIA" and "Beware! A propaganda bullhorn is advertised here."
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
what we call the CIA" and "Beware! A propaganda bullhorn is advertised here." "Advertising campaigns are regulated by the Advertising Standards Authority," an Ofcom representative told The Hollywood Reporter. "We have received Mr Watson’s letter... Read more
4d
The Scientist
Vaping vs. Smoking: Can E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit?One now-banned ad by a U.K.-based e-cigarette company, for example, boasted “Lo
The Scientist / Posted 4 days ago
One now-banned ad by a U.K.-based e-cigarette company, for example, boasted “Love your lungs”—and was censored by the Advertising Standards Authority for painting the products as healthy. In reality, scientists are just beginning to study the... Read more
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5d
EveningTimes Online
Mum defends dressing kids in skimpy outfits, adding ‘they’re more at risk of paedophiles on the beach’(Elaine Moss Starrs Photography/ PA Real Life) This is despite the controversi
EveningTimes Online / Posted 5 days ago
(Elaine Moss Starrs Photography/ PA Real Life) This is despite the controversial ad generating 1,513 complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority – with some viewers suggesting it was homophobic and could encourage hate crimes – making it... Read more
5d
The Register
Full-fibre ISP Hyperoptic clocked over mock doc schlock shockFibre ISP Hyperoptic has been slammed by the Advertising Standards Authority (A
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
Fibre ISP Hyperoptic has been slammed by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for releasing an advert that looked like an official contract from BT. The promotion was received by consumers in February 2017, and was addressed to the "resident".... Read more
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Daily Mail
Celebrities rapped for plugging products online'Great coat classics from Kent and Curwen A/W 2017. More previews on @kentandcu
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
'Great coat classics from Kent and Curwen A/W 2017. More previews on @kentandcurwen.' Guy Parker, chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority, 'We're seeing more examples now of social influencer ads being clearly labelled #Ad, but... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Gushing compliments, promises of riches, and then the hard sell – what happens at a “no fees” model photo shootFirst Step is not an employment agency, it’s a photographic studio that sells c
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
First Step is not an employment agency, it’s a photographic studio that sells costly picture portfolios to wannabes. The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled the plug misleading and banned it from appearing again, following a complaint from... Read more
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The News and Star
Jorgie Porter 'Oi spotty' advert can't be screened during children's programmesit resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposin
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
it resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposing a scheduling restriction on the ad, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) noted that it showed Porter becoming visibly upset as she recalled the experience. It... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Jorgie Porter 'Oi spotty' advert can't be screened during children's programmesit resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposin
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
it resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposing a scheduling restriction on the ad, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) noted that it showed Porter becoming visibly upset as she recalled the experience. It... Read more
13d
PRWeek US
Dove 'deeply regrets' campaign showing woman turning from black to whitedown in response to a backlash in three months after it removed a UK ad in July
PRWeek US / Posted 13 days ago
down in response to a backlash in three months after it removed a UK ad in July that focused on opposing opinions about breastfeeding in public. Dove apologised for the ad, which prompted nearly 378 complaints to the Advertising Standards Autho... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Dove 'deeply regrets' campaign showing woman turning from black to whitedown in response to a backlash in three months after it removed a UK ad in July
PRWeek UK / Posted 15 days ago
down in response to a backlash in three months after it removed a UK ad in July that focused on opposing opinions about breastfeeding in public. Dove apologised for the ad, which prompted nearly 378 complaints to the Advertising Standards Autho... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Jorgie Porter 'Oi spotty' advert can't be screened during children's programmesit resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposin
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
it resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposing a scheduling restriction on the ad, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) noted that it showed Porter becoming visibly upset as she recalled the experience. It... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Jorgie Porter 'Oi spotty' advert can't be screened during children's programmesit resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposin
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
it resulted in the actress being bullied. Upholding the complaints and imposing a scheduling restriction on the ad, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) noted that it showed Porter becoming visibly upset as she recalled the experience. It... Read more
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The Register
He's no good for you! Ofcom wants to give folk powers to dump subpar broadband contractshousehold, he said. "Otherwise it's just a case of swapping one meaningless num
The Register / Posted 18 days ago
household, he said. "Otherwise it's just a case of swapping one meaningless number for another." Earlier this year, the Advertising Standards Authority said broadband providers may have to ensure at least half of customers can receive advertised... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Online bingo site's 'socially irresponsible' advert banned by regulator£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 20 days ago
£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad made its commercial intent clear, and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) also challenged whether the ad was irresponsible for suggesting gambling could provide... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Online bingo site's 'socially irresponsible' advert banned by regulator£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 20 days ago
£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad made its commercial intent clear, and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) also challenged whether the ad was irresponsible for suggesting gambling could provide... Read more
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The News and Star
Online bingo site's 'socially irresponsible' advert banned by regulator£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad
The News and Star / Posted 20 days ago
£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad made its commercial intent clear, and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) also challenged whether the ad was irresponsible for suggesting gambling could provide... Read more
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birminghammail
Gala Bingo's 'socially irresponsible' advert BANNED by regulatorwas too hard to pass up."Read More A complainant challenged whether the ad mad
birminghammail / Posted 20 days ago
was too hard to pass up."Read More A complainant challenged whether the ad made its commercial intent clear, and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) also challenged whether the ad was irresponsible for suggesting gambling could provide... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Online bingo site's 'socially irresponsible' advert banned by regulator£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad
Whitehaven News / Posted 20 days ago
£700,000.00 was too hard to pass up." A complainant challenged whether the ad made its commercial intent clear, and the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) also challenged whether the ad was irresponsible for suggesting gambling could provide... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Policy calls, a hire from No. 10, free vapes: 'alt tobacco' lobby lights up Tory conferenceare "treated akin to... if not more harshly" than conventional combustibles in
PRWeek UK / Posted 20 days ago
are "treated akin to... if not more harshly" than conventional combustibles in terms of regulations. He said that an Advertising Standards Authority consultation, which closes shortly, on relaxation restrictions on advertising e-cigarettes... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Letting my son, 11, wear high heels and twerk on stage is not sexualising himdressing up and building children’s confidence.” This is despite the controver
Daily Mirror / Posted 25 days ago
dressing up and building children’s confidence.” This is despite the controversial ad generating 1,513 complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority – with some viewers suggesting it was homophobic and could encourage hate crimes – making it... Read more
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Scotsman
Twerking businessman is most complained about TV advertsecond highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However t
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
second highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However the volume of complaints did not lead to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning the ads, ruling neither was likely to cause serious or widespread... Read more
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guardian-series
Television’s most complained about advertisements this yearsecond highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However t
guardian-series / Posted 26 days ago
second highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However the volume of complaints did not lead to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning the ads, ruling neither was likely to cause serious or widespread... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Television’s most complained about advertisements this yearsecond highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However t
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
second highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However the volume of complaints did not lead to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning the ads, ruling neither was likely to cause serious or widespread... Read more
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Harrow Times
Television’s most complained about advertisements this yearsecond highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However t
Harrow Times / Posted 26 days ago
second highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However the volume of complaints did not lead to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning the ads, ruling neither was likely to cause serious or widespread... Read more
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This is West Country
Television’s most complained about advertisements this yearsecond highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However t
This is West Country / Posted 26 days ago
second highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However the volume of complaints did not lead to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning the ads, ruling neither was likely to cause serious or widespread... Read more
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Gazette News
Television’s most complained about advertisements this yearsecond highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However t
Gazette News / Posted 26 days ago
second highest number of complaints between January and June at 293. However the volume of complaints did not lead to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banning the ads, ruling neither was likely to cause serious or widespread... Read more
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