@auravulpes @melissasage I'm fine with the ads pages in newspapers. I make a point of reading those, because they don't employ dirty tactics to steal my attention. If the advert is actually informative, I check out the organisation, and if it didn't lie, I consider paying them money.
Adverts on the road? Pretty sure they're illegal in most countries. They're just a terrible idea. I'd be interested to see statistics on crashes v.s. hoarding locations.
@melissasage @auravulpes In the UK, they're illegal unless the government permits them, which it doesn't. I've only ever seen three, one of which is actually a pirate signpost on a rusty tractor (hooray for loopholes!) and the other two were just the names of nearby science parks.
(This information is not as certain as my usual toots, because I couldn't verify my knowledge online, because nobody talks about why these things are absent, because their absence is not in any way upsetting.)
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