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205 weeks ago, by James
Up-skirt childrens' advert banned
American Apparel, the controversy loving clothing company, has been condemned by the ASA for a 'back to school' promotion featuring an 'up-skirt' shot of a young girl in a skirt. As well as the formal condemnation the ad campaign has been banned.

This is a growing problem with attention increasingly so hard to get in all the noise. If you want controversy you have to keep going further. That's not to excuse this example, which is just plain wrong, but a slap on the wrist won't stop it.
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I live in Milford-On-Sea in Hampshire. When I'm not working I like to spend time with my family, walk my dog and read. I'm the founder of Lens Digital and I believe in simple, elegant websites that are fun and engaging to use.
Managing Director of Lens Digital Limited. This new start up is about excellent content for niche websites and increasing the amplification of our members through intelligent use of social media. I have extensive business experience stretching over the last 20 plus years, much of it in online enterprises.
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