It is always worthwhile remembering that the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK is a private body which receives a good deal of funding from advertisers.

The ASA has absolutely no authority and I have in the past reported it to the Office of Fair Trading.

I treat anything emanating from the ASA with the same level of respect I have for communications from the BBC’s TV licence fee gestapo.

A few years ago the ASA claimed to have ‘banned’ three ads of mine. One ad was for my book ‘…


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