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Greenwichian Arcadia
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Founded: Aug 11, 2019
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Advertising in YN

Postby Greenwichian Arcadia » Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:50 am

As advertising becomes increasingly prevalent in our times, so does its criticism. Most of the world's governments had tried to regulate ads at certain points in history, with tobacco and alcohol ad restrictions being perhaps the most common. That inspired me to make this query about advertising in your nation.

Only nations with some sort of advertising are admitted. Y'know, I was tempted to make the first question like 'Are ads allowed in YN?' That would lead to a bunch of 'banned!' responses with N/As in other questions, which kinda eliminates the whole purpose.

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
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Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
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Are there any banned formats of advertising?
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Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
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Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
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Any other limitations on printed ads?
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Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
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Any other limitations on online ads?
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Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
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Nugatbiayn
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Founded: Apr 30, 2020
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Postby Nugatbiayn » Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:56 am

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
Our government perfers standard advertising to embedded advertising, but is rather neutral on the matter.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
You cannot advertise on government media.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
none
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
None
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Must show dangers/side effects if not government
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Must show dangers/side effects if not government
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Must show dangers/side effects if not government
Any other limitations on online ads?
Must show dangers/side effects if not government
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
answer here

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Shalotte
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Posts: 269
Founded: Oct 15, 2008
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Shalotte » Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:44 am

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
The Gaeltyn has no stance on advertising, unless complaints are received about it being profane or inappropriate.

Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
No. Though there aren't many forms of media in Shalotte to begin with.

Are there any banned formats of advertising?
If your advertisement is likely to cause harm, it would likely be banned.

Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
If you're not allowed to own it, you're not allowed to advertise it either.

Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
This is essentially one of the only forms of advertisements in Shalotte, and is generally limited to people putting up posters or painting their advertisements on the sides of buildings they own, or on other buildings under agreement.

Provided it's not inappropriate or dangerous in some way, which is determined on a case-by-case basis if complaints are received, the Gaeltyn has no policy on it.


Any other limitations on printed ads?
The Islander is currently the only print publication in the isles. It is amenable to featuring limited advertising according to its own, internal policies. Few businesses outside of Alauna avail themselves of the service, however.

Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
There is no TV network in Shalotte. Radio is limited to inter-settlement communications. So far, nobody has had the idea of using those communications systems to advertise anything.

Any other limitations on online ads?
Shalotte is served by exactly one, low-bandwidth international Internet connection, which only connects the Gaeltyn, a couple of Alauna-based educational institutions, a few larger, Alauna-based businesses with international aspirations, and a handful of affluent hobbyists. Suffice to say, there is no online advertising industry in Shalotte.

Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
Outside of the capital city most trade is conducted in the ancient ways, with few rural Shalottes even using currency at all. The capital and some of the larger towns in the islands have developed some larger, more recognisable businesses, but these tend to be small and family-owned, and have yet to develop 'brands'. Advertising in Shalotte is limited and antiquated, with limited reach and fewer avenues to pursue it. Western-style capitalism remains a distant development for the time being.

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Corporoat
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Posts: 16
Founded: Sep 24, 2017
Anarchy

Postby Corporoat » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:10 am

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
if it exists, it's potential ad space (Including national symbols)
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
No
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
No
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
No
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
If you put your ad on someone else's property, they'll probably get rid of it and/or try to sue you
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Only those set by the people who print them
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Only those set by the people who broadcast them
Any other limitations on online ads?
Let's just say people with ad blockers tend to see a lot of blank pages
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
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Prozitia
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Posts: 114
Founded: Oct 28, 2019
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Postby Prozitia » Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:21 am

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
There are no privately owned companies in Prozitia, but one can make an agreement with their union to open up a small business. Since most of the economy is run by large co-operatives rather than union-permitted businesses, adverts are rare to find. So, unless it was done illegally, advertising is generally seen as a trivial matter by the government.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Government-owned non-entertainment channels.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Misleading ads, ad placement without permission.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Technically, no. But since there are extensive license acquiring procedures for most potentially dangerous items, you might need to have a really good reason and good training on handling them to sell certain products. Also, your business must be legal and your products must be first-hand. Second-hand (or third-hand) items are only sellable to government stocks, but you will be offered a compelling amount of money for them if they are valuable.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Only billboards. One small or medium-sized poster per each billboard. No large posters.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
You must have permission and they must be small(to reduce waste).
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
You cannot advertise on channels owned by the government unless it's an entertainment channel. Individual channels do exist but on the same level as small businesses, so you may make an agreement with one of them.
Any other limitations on online ads?
Same as radio and TV ads.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
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Gandoor
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Founded: Sep 23, 2008
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Postby Gandoor » Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:02 am

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
The Government of the Democratic Republic does not have an official stance on advertising beyond the existence of laws which regulate and control it.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Advertising is prohibited on any television channels or radio stations owned by the GBC, due its status as the non-commercial public broadcaster of Gandoor.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Yes, all advertisements are prohibited from publishing anything that is slanderous or libelous against a person or group, anything classified as hate speech or speech which could incite violence, and explicit language and/or gore.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
No, as long as a product is legal it may be advertised, but certain products may have where they may be advertised regulated by law.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Advertisements for tobacco products or adult products is prohibited in outdoor advertisements.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Advertisements for tobacco products are adult products may only be printed in works aimed at an adult audience.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
On television:
- There is a maximum of 15 minutes of advertisements per hour of programming
- Any advertisements for adult products may only be shown between the hours of 1.00 and 5.00 at night.
- During children's programming, advertisements for products relating to the program is prohibited, excepting for promotions by the network. (Example: if a TV channel has a promotion for a marathon of a cartoon later that week can air during a broadcast of the cartoon, but an advertisement for the cartoon's toyline cannot be broadcast during the cartoon itself)
- Advertisements cannot be louder than programming
- Tobacco advertisements are prohibited

On radio:
- There is a maximum of 10 minutes of advertising per hour
- Advertisements cannot be louder than programming or use 'distracting noises' (things such as alarms, explosions, sirens)
- Tobacco advertisements are prohibited
- Advertisements for adult products are prohibited.
Any other limitations on online ads?
There are no specific regulations for Internet advertising nor any other form of advertising. Several proposals for regulating online advertising have been submitted to the Forum throughout the years, but none have gone to vote.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
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Antibuda
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Founded: Apr 21, 2020
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Postby Antibuda » Fri Jun 05, 2020 10:10 am

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
It's not great.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Books.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Advertising can't be placed on building sides.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Cigarettes, guns, and other things like that.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
No, although ad placement should be considered.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Advertising in newspapers must be child-friendly.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Same as above, and advertising is limited to 5-10 minutes per hour.
Any other limitations on online ads?
No.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
No.
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British Socialist Syndicates
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Founded: Mar 31, 2020
Left-Leaning College State

Postby British Socialist Syndicates » Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:27 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
The government tolerates advertising, as long as it is ethical and clearly marked.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Advertising is not allowed on TV channels and radio stations operated by the BBU.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Product placement is banned, even on commercial TV and radio networks.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Tobacco products, spirits, pornography and products related to gambling (with the exception of the National Lottery).
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Outdoor advertisements are allowed as long as they are tasteful and do not ruin a view. Community councils have the right to remove any ads in the area if complaints are received from residents.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Advertisements in newspapers and magazines must be clearly labelled as such. Ads disguised as articles are considered fraudulent.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Politicians and political parties may not use TV or radio adverts to promote themselves. Instead, all significant candidates during elections are given an equal amount of airtime to advocate their policies in designated 'political slots' between programmes.
Products aimed at adults (e.g. alcohol) may not air on children's channels, or in breaks during children's programmes.
Ad breaks are limited to five minutes every quarter of an hour.

Any other limitations on online ads?
Online ads are not as strictly regulated, but the basic rules of what can and cannot be advertised still apply.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
No.

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Victorious Decepticons
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Founded: Sep 15, 2008
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Postby Victorious Decepticons » Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:36 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
Advertising is a sign of a thriving economy. Therefore, it is Good.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
No
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
No
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Nothing that promotes anti-Decepticon or anti-government ideals may be advertised.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Not legally, but our main national monuments do not accept advertising for anything other than themselves
Any other limitations on printed ads?
No
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
No, other than that TV isn't a thing here (we have holovision instead)
Any other limitations on online ads?
No
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
Nope. Advertise away!
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The Huterric Union
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Founded: Feb 18, 2017
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Postby The Huterric Union » Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:43 am

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
The government understands that advertising is a necessary form of business, but also believes that how and where something is advertised requires regulation.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
It is illegal to advertise food and any products that aren't family friendly on any form of media aimed at children.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Billboards are completely banned
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
It is illegal to advertise recreational drugs, non-HNHO endorsed medications, or any products that can be used as lethal weapons.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Billboards are banned to protect Huterrica's monuments and natural beauty. Outdoor advertising is completely banned (with the exception of shop windows) in all of the left-leaning western states.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Advertising in local newspapers is restricted to local businesses.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
None on nationwide TV/Radio, though states can set their own restrictions for channels and stations that serve that state only.
Any other limitations on online ads?
Political parties cannot advertise on social media platforms to encourage activism, discussion and debate between users and education on political matters, as opposed to believing what is said on an advert.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
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Radiatia
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Postby Radiatia » Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:19 pm

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In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
Generally supportive - sometimes government departments need to advertise too after all
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Nope. If it was possible to beam advertisements into someone's brain, it would be legal.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Some states have restrictions on 'deceptive' advertising, but this is not nationwide and for the most part you can say whatever you want. If you want to claim your toothpaste cures cancer, it's ultimately up to the consumer to fact check you.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
No
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
No
Any other limitations on printed ads?
No
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
No
Any other limitations on online ads?
No
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
No

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Wochaystein
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Posts: 510
Founded: May 06, 2018
Authoritarian Democracy

Postby Wochaystein » Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:10 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
We've heard the same thing from a lot of the companies. They don't want free speech. They think that the people they're working with will be too upset with what they see. They also don't want to offend people. But they really don't understand the psychology of the audience. They think that their job is to please. But the people they work with have other goals. They're very sensitive and sensitive-hearted people. And they're not going to be pleased with anything that comes from our side.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Yes
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
No
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Yes
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
No
Any other limitations on printed ads?
No
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
No
Any other limitations on online ads?
Yes
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
No
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Toin
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Founded: Dec 05, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Toin » Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:50 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
The government's official stance regards "inappropriate or indecent" advertisements being displayed in public or viewed by minors.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Only inappropriate or indecent advertisements.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
No.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Inappropriate or indecent products may not be advertised visible from public areas, roadways, or land.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
No.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
No.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Only the decency laws apply, but only before adult television begins to air.
Any other limitations on online ads?
Decency laws apply in websites designed for or frequented by minors.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
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Andocara
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Posts: 349
Founded: Aug 07, 2018
New York Times Democracy

Postby Andocara » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:21 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
The advertising has to be adequate and cannot be too misleading. They also cannot contain inappropriate content.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Sex ads of any kind are illegal. Offensive ads that are hateful, racist, homophobic, etc are also illegal.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
No, but it cannot be too decietful. It needs to be at least 70% accurate. If less than that, than it will be banned.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
weapons, anything sexual
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
They can't contain profanity, has to be at least 70% accurate, cannot contain sexual images or content, cannot contain anything graphic, cannot be religious by nature, cannot push negative propaganda and promote hate, or violence
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Like outdoor ads, except religious ads are more tolerable.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Like outdoor ads
Any other limitations on online ads?
like outdoor ads, but it can be less than 70% accurate
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
nope, I don't think so....

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The Community of Cascadia
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Posts: 34
Founded: Oct 26, 2021
Left-wing Utopia

Postby The Community of Cascadia » Tue May 21, 2024 2:17 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
Many in the current Labour government are fine with advertising broadly speaking, but think that citizens shouldn't be exposed to ads where it's unreasonable or particularly unpleasant.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Advertisements generally can't be run on Cascadian Broadcasting Service (CBS)-affiliated media.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Federal law bans billboard advertising nationwide, but that's it.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Gambling services, pharmaceutical drugs and tobacco products.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Advertisements aren't legal on public infrastructure, including public transportation and transit stations.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
No.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Advertisements for legal recreational drugs can't be aired on children's television channels.
Any other limitations on online ads?
Federal law requires websites to only track user data if they grant explicit permission, as well as bans the sale of such data, limiting the efficacy of personalized online advertising.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
No.
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West Coralonia
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Posts: 12
Founded: Mar 01, 2024
Left-Leaning College State

Postby West Coralonia » Tue May 21, 2024 2:28 pm

In general, what's your government's stance on advertising?
it's fine and even essential for a commercial economy
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
No false advertising. No advertising of drugs (unless it has a medical purpose), alcohol, or illegal substances. Also no advertisement promoting authoritarianism, socialism, or pro-East Coralonian rhetoric
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
no
Are there any products that cannot be advertised?
alcohol, drugs, illegal substances, counterfeit products
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
no
Any other limitations on printed ads?
no
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
no
Any other limitations on online ads?
no
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
no

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Tangatarehua
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Posts: 1274
Founded: Sep 22, 2021
Mother Knows Best State

Postby Tangatarehua » Tue May 21, 2024 6:50 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
Generally very supportive. Companies have to flog their products some way and occasionally the government needs to advertise things too.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Until 2007, you couldn't advertise during children's TV programming or on the state-owned TPT channel. This restriction has since been repealed.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Anything involving an image of the Empress is banned; everything else is fair game
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Illegal products (weapons and certain drugs) and you can't advertise things like alcohol, prostitution or cannabis to children.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
No
Any other limitations on printed ads?
No
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
No
Any other limitations on online ads?
No, aside from bans on scams and fake ads. Also unsolicited advertising (spam) via email or social media is illegal.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
Not that I can think of, but at time of writing I'm coming down from an Acid trip so my brain isn't in the most reliable of states right now.
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Indian Empire
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Founded: Mar 29, 2013
Democratic Socialists

Postby Indian Empire » Tue May 21, 2024 8:04 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
Advertising is generally allowed, it's considered necessary for businesses to grow and spread that they be able to advertise product.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
The only media where this is the case is on the weather-specific IEWEATHER channel (channel 6 on most televisions), where it is considered necessary to have uninterrupted programming in the event of an emergency.
Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Technically, no, but some specific formats are hour restricted.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
Anything featuring hard drugs, age-restricted activities such as drinking or smoking, anything illegal, and fast food are not permitted to advertise, except for certain ones on adult-oriented channels after certain hours.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Billboards and outdoor advertising are permitted, however they're not permitted on public transit vehicles or similar, and billboards have regulations limiting the distance they can be from each other to avoid excessive clutter.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
Printed ads are allowed, but space regulated- ie, can't take up several pages of a newspaper, or the entire side of a building, things like that.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
Radio/TV have regulations relating to the minimum allowed ratio of content/ad time- limited to one commercial break every 10 minutes, to avoid the airwaves/television being overcrowded with advertisements.
Any other limitations on online ads?
Nothing risque/otherwise not permitted in advertisements outside of websites meant for explicit content.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
The only exceptions regarding taboo advertising are as follows: inside bars/other age restricted spaces, designated adult-only channels, and on some regular TV channels between 8pm and 5am.
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Toin
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Founded: Dec 05, 2016
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Toin » Tue May 21, 2024 8:19 pm

In general, what's your government stance on advertising?
Supportive. Advertisement is considered necessary for the normal functioning of Toinan society - especially in election season.
Are there any media where no one can advertise by law?
Advertisements that contain or do any of the following are prohibited:
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote the consumption of confidential healthcare information
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote the consumption of classified information that is not publicly available at the time the advertisement is first distributed, even if that information later becomes publicly available at any point during or after the advertisements distribution
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote the consumption of pornography, including child pornography, even if the content is otherwise legal (only applies for online ads)
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote alcohol use (only applies for online ads)
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote recreational drug use (only applies for online ads)
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote illegal drug use
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote the use of firearms
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote the possession or purchase of firearms
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote the use of deadly weapons other than firearms, except for cooking and eating utensils
  • Dispense, provide access to, or promote the possession of deadly weapons other than firearms, except for cooking and eating utensils

Are there any banned formats of advertising?
Any advertisement that could have the potential to harm individuals directly, including but not limited to advertisements within fortune cookies, are prohibited. Any advertisement that could have the potential to harm individuals indirectly or by proxy are not prohibited.
Are there any products which cannot be advertised?
If a product cannot be lawfully imported, produced, manufactured, or purchased, it cannot be advertised. Additionally, equipment that is imported, produced, manufactured, or purchased for or by the Federal Government of the Democratic States of Toin, the Toinan Armed Services, or any state, territorial, district, municipal, or tribal government or entity thereof cannot be advertised to any natural or corporate person or entity other than the intended recipient, especially if it allows the unintended recipient to impersonate a federal agent.
Any other limitations on outdoor ads?
Outdoor ads cannot contain road signs or designs that mimic or attempt to mimic road signs, especially regulatory or hazard warning signs.
Any other limitations on printed ads?
No, there are no additional limitations on printed advertisements beyond what has already been discussed.
Any other limitations on radio/TV ads?
No, there are no additional limitations on radio or television advertisements beyond what has already been discussed.
Any other limitations on online ads?
No, there are no additional limitations on online advertisements beyond what has already been discussed.
Any additional info not covered by the above questions?
Advertisement for private goods or services cannot be advertised on any government-owned print or broadcast media, including online media; advertisement for public or government-owned services can be advertised on government-owned print or broadcast media, including online media, however. Additionally, while not immediately relevant, it's worth noting that the term "federal agent" is legally defined as any person under the direct or contracted employ of the Federal Government of the Democratic States of Toin and provides an emergency or public service, including but not limited to law enforcement; being a federal agent does not necessarily grant the authority to make an arrest. It is therefore a lesser penalty to purchase, possess, or advertise products that allow the recipient to impersonate a non-public-facing federal agent, or a federal agent that does not provide an emergency or public service, than it is to purchase, possess, or advertise products that allow the recipient to impersonate a public-facing federal agent, or a federal agent that provides an emergency or public service.
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