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‘Gender stereotypes’ & ‘sexual objectification’ banned from Stockholm billboards

Scantily-clad blondes on the streets of Stockholm will soon be a thing of the past after the city council voted to give the advertising regulator sweeping new powers to remove adverts it deems sexist or degrading. The law, which will be enforced from next month, was passed Monday after receiving near-unanimous backing from all parties other than the populist Swedish ...

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Billboards inspired by Oscar contender appear outside Grenfell Tower

Billboards have been displayed outside the burnt ruin of Grenfell Tower stating: “71 dead… and still no arrests… how come” in a move inspired by the Oscar contender ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.’ The activist group, Justice 4 Grenfell, was inspired by the film, according to Yvette Williams MBE, who told RT UK that the line “You have to keep ...

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‘Impeach Trump’ billboards go up in Times Square

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 05:17 For 10 minutes out of every hour through to New Year’s Eve, billboards on Times Square will direct passers-by to a website where they can sign a petition calling for US President Donald Trump’s impeachment. Over 350,000 people walk across Times Square each day, one of the busiest pedestrian zones in the world. It ...

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London’s iconic Piccadilly Circus billboards to contain facial-recognition cameras

Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 10:07 Facial-recognition technology in revamped billboards over Piccadilly Circus has been described as “incredibly intrusive” by privacy campaigners. The cameras can detect the faces, genders and moods of passing public, and target tailored advertising. The screens, which were switched off in January for renovation, will have cameras able to trace people’s features with 90 percent ...

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