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false advertising

Advertising that contains blatantly false or misleading statements, whether intentional or not.False advertising may be grounds for rescission,or cancellation,of a contract,and it may also provide the basis for an award of compensatory and punitive damages.

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Even though the junior user may be entitled to give its opinion of the situation, and there may be leeway for puffery, the brand owner will take the position that the speech is an unprotected false advertisement or actionable product disparagement.
False advertisement is an act of deception that cannot be tolerated.
The Federal Trade Commission is one of the bodies deeply concerned with Internet deceptive practices and false advertisement. They have great enforcement mechanisms to ensure compliance.
"It's false advertisement. They're not giving us credit.
Don't make ads that you know are untrue, otherwise you're going to get sued for false advertisement.
No publisher, radio-broadcast licensee, or agency or medium for the dissemination of advertising, except the manufacturer, packer, distributor, or seller of the commodity to which the false advertisement relates, shall be [criminally] Hable by reason of the dissemination by him of any false advertisement, unless he has refused, on the request of the Commission, to furnish the Commission the name and post office address of the manufacturer, packer, distributor, seller, or advertising agency, residing in the United States, who caused him to disseminate such advertisement ...
The question I have is, "Who verifies the CAT 5/5e/6 performance of any component or equipment available to the data world?" If it is strictly up to the manufacturer who markets the product as CAT 5e when, in fact, the product does not, is that not false advertisement?
It included a false advertisement for an upcoming rally to protest "hate crimes" against wealthy professionals who have been moving into the Mission District in recent years.
The claim required to establish that (i) the advertiser made false representations regarding the product; (ii) these representations were made with the advertiser's knowledge or negligent failure to discover the falsehoods; and (iii) the consumer relied on the false advertisement and was harmed as a result.
The news of a successful settlement with TracPhone could prove, however, that the FTC has some teeth in regulating throttling issues in so much as they relate to acts of false advertisement and marketing.
Those scandals range anywhere from false advertisement to inferior quality.
I think before issuing licences to these phoney companies the Teleco-mmunications Re-gulatory Authority should scrutinise their application and make sure that they are up to standards and should not be allowed to make false advertisement. I remained with Batelco and I have no problems with their services.