In 2007, the mayor of Sao Paulo, Brazil, the world’s fourth largest metropolis, decreed the removal of almost all forms of outdoor advertising that had cluttered the city for many years. Outdoor advertisers, including Clear Channel, vigorously fought the ban, but recent polls have shown that 70 per cent of the population wants to keep the city ad-free.
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- Coming Soon? More Freeway Advertising Signs in Downtown L.A.
- City Attorney: We’re Prepared To Take Action Against Many Illegal Billboards
- The Season For Giving: Billboard Companies Open Their Pockets For City Council Candidates
- The Dog Ate the Homework: The Rebuttable Presumption and the Argument for Billboard Amnesty
- Billboard Amnesty: Who’s Giving the City Council Legal Advice?
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