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Understanding ‘dark patterns’ - the latest threat to consumer protection

The Advertising Standards Council of India has set up a task force, comprising its members and industry experts, to tackle this issue.

ASCI’s discussion paper reveals dark patterns used by digital platforms that cause consumer harm

With rapid advancements in user interfaces, dark patterns are the latest threat to consumer protection.

ASCI investigates Grand Vitara ad for objectification of women, finds no fault

Bang In The Middle's Naresh Gupta, the complainant has also raised concerns over the ad body's delayed resolution.

NS Rajan and Manisha Kapoor talk about advertising standards, prevention and digital advertising

A chat with the newly appointed ASCI chairman and the current CEO respectively.
People Spotting

ASCI appoints N S Rajan as the next Chairman

He was earlier the founder and managing director of Ketchum Sampark, an Omnicom Group Company.

Coaching institutes roll out misleading print ads

Over the last few days, ASCI has received three complaints against these institutions that are currently under process.

Is ‘news’ the surrogate advertising route for betting platforms?

FairPlay, Parimatch, and 1xBet promote themselves as news platforms but they are betting companies.

Grand Vitara ad sparks debate about portrayal of women in ads

Maruti Suzuki’s ad for its latest hybrid car, Grand Vitara, features a woman admiring it.
Guest Article

Can ad agencies hold off on selling fads?

Our guest author says that ads will continue to pamper fads, but some intelligent self-regulation will be loved by society at large.

ASCI chiefs on gender stereotyping and portrayal of women in ads

Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani felt ASCI guidelines on gender stereotyping have come a bit too late.