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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