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

We also have a Frequently Asked Questions page which answers popular questions about the ASA and how the system works.

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Update to ASA procedures: Complainants' evidence

11 February 2016

To ensure all parties are treated fairly, we have recently updated our procedures.

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ASA supports Safer Internet Day 2016

09 February 2016

We’re supporting Safer Internet Day, which aims to promote the safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile devices amongst children and young people.

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Opinion piece: Hidden ads risk killing native, not the ASA

27 January 2016

"A couple of recent but contrasting opinion pieces on native advertising compel me to write" - An opinion piece from Guy Parker, ASA Chief Executive.

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ASA signals need for change in advertising of broadband prices

21 January 2016

New research shows advertising of broadband prices is likely to mislead consumers: ASA signals need for change.

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Religious advertising and the rules

24 November 2015

What are the rules surrounding religious ads and where does the ASA stand on the issue of advertisers not being allowed to run their ads in the first instance?

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ASA Rulings

View our latest weekly ASA Rulings or search for rulings from the last five years.

Dealing with complaints - FAQs

We work hard to ensure our complaints procedures are transparent. Here we answer some commonly asked questions about how we handle complaints.

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Non-compliant online advertisers

Check the list of online advertisers who remain in breach of our rulings.

Press Zone

This section is for journalists only. Here you will be able to access embargoed material, breaking news and briefing papers as well as profile details for the ASA press office.