Telecom's Advertising

By Steve Biddle, in , posted: 7-Jun-2006 07:46

You almost have to feel sorry for Telecom! :-)


Apparently telling people that they can win a trip to space as a prize and then not actually giving them that prize is breaking the law..


http://stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3692038a1860,00.html


What sort of idiots do Saatchi & Saatchi employ that really thought they could get away with misleading advertising?


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Comment by Bung, on 7-Jun-2006 08:06

Why didn't they make the prize a trip in the flying van with the Xtratossers? No one seems to have objected to that.


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