Tag Archives: OFT

Groupon to be investigated by OFT

internet The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have passed complaints made about discount site Groupon to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), following a series of breaches of the Advertising code. A total.. more
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OFT considers banning debt management ads on Facebook

facebook The Office of Fair Trading is considering implementing a new rule which will prevent debt management companies from advertising through social media sites such as Facebook. In an update to its.. more
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OFT moves against Twitter celeb endorsements

When is a tweet not a tweet? When it’s a thinly veiled promotional attempt at endorsing a product by a celebrity who has been paid to do so. The Office of.. more
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Canvas gets OFT thumbs up

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) will not be investigating the multi channel online TV service Project Canvas, although complaints were made following the formation of the group, claiming that the service was unfair to the competition. However, the OFT has decided that Project Canvas.. more
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Canvas submission from Virgin Media

It looks as if cable broadband, phone, and TV provider, Virgin Media, finally submitted its views to the Office of Fair Trading (OfT) on the proposed multi-channel backed on-line TV service, Project Canvas. There are no medals for guessing that the review is not in.. more
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Project Canvas announces partner deadline

The multi-channel online TV service known as Project Canvas has announced that the 23rd April will be the cut off date when it will stop taking on new partners. Currently there seven firms involved in the on demand service, the BBC, ITV, TalkTalk, BT, Five,.. more
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OFT to view Project Canvas

Following the recent criticism of the multi channel funded video-on-demand service known as Project Canvas by other media providers, such as BSkyB and Virgin Media, it now looks as if the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) may be looking into the service. Project Canvas is.. more
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Project Canvas deal may be looked at by OFT

As well as waiting for the BBC Trust to come out with its final decision on the multi channel joint venture known as Project Canvas it seems that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) could be getting ready to have a look at the deal... more
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OFT to look into online pricing

The Office of Fair Trading is looking into some of the pricing practices that some online stores and comparison sites regularly use. The study is going to look into all aspects of online shopping. One of the practices complained about is “Drip Pricing”. This is.. more
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