"The ASA council concluded that the ad was an expression of the advertiser's opinion and that the claims in it were not capable of objective substantiation. Although the ASA acknowledges that the content of the ad would be at odds with the beliefs of many, it concluded that it was unlikely to mislead or to cause serious or widespread offence."Better luck next time, Stephen. Maybe you'll win one of your madcap court cases/complaints one of these days. That is, if you don't completely bankrupt yourself first.
Wednesday, 21 January 2009
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Remember the other week when Stephen Green filed a complaint with the Advertising Standards Agency, arguing that the Atheist Bus ads were misleading the public by claiming that there is "probably no god"? Well, the ASA has today announced that it wont be investigating the complaint, saying: