Monthly Archives: August 2010

“But Advertising is Free Speech…”

“But Advertising is protected as Free Speech…” I hear this every once in a while. The problem is that advertising isn’t free speech, in more ways than one. 1. It’s far from free. You can go to any public place and say whatever you want. And anyone else can too. In the United States we’re […]

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The Illusionists » Annals of Offensive Advertising: Nikon

“The Nikon S60. Detects up to 12 faces.” The campaign was produced by the ad agency Euro RSCG/Singapore. via The Illusionists » Blog Archive » Annals of Offensive Advertising: Nikon. Thanks C-Monster

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From the CDC: New Billboard Alterations Salute Israel Following Raid on Gaza Flotilla

From the CDC Press Release The California Department of Corrections (CDC) has unveiled a new campaign of billboard alterations on behalf of the State of Israel. On July 28, 2010 a total of nine billboards were apprehended, rehabilitated and discharged throughout San Francisco, including the intersection of Guerrero and 18th Street (see attached photo). Additional […]

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