This is funny, in a throw your hands up in despair sort of a way.

TRISTAN RODDIS, pissed off at that Federation Against Copyright Theft cinema advert where you stare at a branding iron while a voice tells you that “Piracy funds terrorism”, complained to the ASA. The ASA, after some perusing of FACT’s literature, declared that, yes, piracy did fund terrorism. Slightly more dubiously, they went on to concede that the ad’s other somewhat controversial statement – that piracy “will destroy society”, was not a misleading exaggeration. (Need To Know)

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