That’s a shame, I thought for a moment that the UK’s Advertising Standards authority had joined the slim ranks of those brave enough to show former footballer Eric Cantona the red card (Eric is not a man to mess with). ...Read More »
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Crazy Domains’ Pamela Anderson ad is banned in the UK – is this a boob on the part of the ad censors?
There’s an Aussie company called Crazy Domains stepping cheerfully into the shoes of America’s Go Daddy by making the boring business of web domaining a bit more interesting by showing tits and ass, with an overlay of innuendo. Well that’s ...Read More »
This one might change Keira Knightley’s image: the actress best-known for playing Jane Austen heroines has had her new ad for Coco Chanel Mademoiselle banned in the UK because it’s too sexy. Actually it’s only been banned in daytime programmes ...Read More »
Clearcast is the (privatised) body that clears (or not) TV ads for transmission in the UK. Usually it lets any old rubbish through. But it’s it’s banned this Alex Bogusky-inspired ad from UK transmission despite it running all over the ...Read More »
Which seems a bit harsh really but if this ad for Citroen’s DS4, part of its new Europe-wide ‘Yes’ campaign, prompted someone to have an epileptic seizure then I guess the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority had to rule it off ...Read More »
It’s official: we, or rather our children, have been seeing far too much of Lucy Pinder’s cleavage, and it’s got to stop. That, in brief, is the judgement of our advertising regulator, the Advertising Standards Authority, on the latest Lynx ...Read More »