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The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has admonished Groupon for misleading web surfers about online sales promotions. In two separate rulings, the ASA upheld complaints brought against the privately-held e-commerce coupons website about various banner and Google-sponsored search ads. The promotions included promises of …

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  1. Conrad Longmore
    FAIL

    Toothless

    Ah, the toothless watchdog strikes again!

  2. Tom 35 Silver badge

    Not my fault!

    Up next...

    The devil made me do it.

    The dog ate my rule book, and I think the cat is up to something too.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "walked away from a $6bn takeover bid from Google"

    2 months of Groupon emails failed to give me a single offer I'd actually want to take up and everyone else I know has had the same experience. It must be better outside London/UK or that valuation is looking massively over the top.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    FAIL

    Ofcom ASA - Quangos

    Top salaries, lots of words, no action.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    FAIL

    groupon is great...

    ...if you want a colonic!

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