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Welcome to the ASA's latest news. This section contains the latest news, announcements and developments.

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Raising Awareness of Fraudulent Mail

26 January 2015

We’re raising awareness of Age Cymru’s Scams and Swindles campaign.

Our new ad campaign: Raising awareness of our role in making ads responsible

21 January 2015

Our new ad campaign has launched, aiming to raise awareness and increase trust in advertising.

Regulating advertising in on-demand programme services

15 December 2014

Advertising that appears in or around on-demand services (such as video on-demand) is subject to rules in the Non-broadcast Advertising Code.

Making ads clear: The challenge for advertisers and vloggers

26 November 2014

Our ruling involving a series of YouTube videos by vloggers serves as a timely reminder of the importance of advertisers being up front and clear with an audience when they’re advertising to them.

Renewal of co-regulatory arrangement for broadcast advertising

04 November 2014

Ofcom has announced the renewal of the co-regulatory arrangement that designates responsibility for the day-to-day regulation of broadcast advertising to the ASA system.

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