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The Sound of Silence – Global Personals responses to our complaints

We have been encouraging people to get in contact with Global Personals for a couple of weeks now to complain about their websites which encourage people to have affairs. (If you are new to this please see a summary of the campaign). So far loads of people have contacted the company.  After the first day of… Continue reading The Sound of Silence – Global Personals responses to our complaints

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Apathy is happy (when it wins without a fight)

The Housemartins were a great band.  As a fourteen year old, their 1986 debut album London 0 Hull 4 had a big influence on me, and not just because the album cover encouraged cardigan wearing.  I remember opening the album cover and reading the inscription 'Take Jesus, Take Marx, Take Hope' and thinking 'I never heard that in Sunday School before'.  I… Continue reading Apathy is happy (when it wins without a fight)

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The price of everything…and the value of nothing

Again, thanks to everyone who has got involved with the campaign. If you are new to this please read the Open Letter to Ross Williams, like this on Facebook group and, if possible, make a call to Global Personals on 01753 27 12 80 to raise your concerns about their website and these adverts.   The right motives I… Continue reading The price of everything…and the value of nothing

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Global Personals marriage break up websites campaign update Day 2:

A big thanks to everyone who has got involved in this campaign to stop Global Personals advertising their marriage break-up websites publicly.  Click here to read the Open letter to Ross Williams, CEO of Global personals. Its a bit harder to get a campaign going when we are not sharing the address of the actual website. … Continue reading Global Personals marriage break up websites campaign update Day 2:

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Stop poisoning our communities with these marriage break-up websites – an open letter to Ross Williams, CEO of Global Personals

Dear Ross Williams, You are a successful entrepreneur who has won prestigious awards for developing your company, Global Personals as a leader in on-line dating websites.  Most of what you and your company does is positive - you help bring people together. I have quite a few friends who have found their partners through on-line dating. But… Continue reading Stop poisoning our communities with these marriage break-up websites – an open letter to Ross Williams, CEO of Global Personals

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Marital affairs, facebook and non-violent protest

Yesterday the BBC published a list of the 'most controversial' adverts of 2010.  On the list was the ad pictured (right) for the website Marital Affair which promotes and helps facilitate sexual encounters between married people.  The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received over 420 complaints about it.  I was one of those who complained after I had seen… Continue reading Marital affairs, facebook and non-violent protest