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Old 24-03-2020, 13:42   #1
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Unbelievable ad

My son was surfing the web, and he arrived at DailyMail.co.uk.

A huge top ad opened... free access to TV content...

https://markogadget.com/2018/07/repl...RoCEZEQAvD_BwE

It can't be true can it?
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Old 24-03-2020, 13:53   #2
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Re: Unbelievable ad

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My son was surfing the web, and he arrived at DailyMail.co.uk.

A huge top ad opened... free access to TV content...

https://markogadget.com/2018/07/repl...RoCEZEQAvD_BwE

It can't be true can it?
It's complete bolleaux
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But how is it possible to watch television for free? The underlying secret is a law that no cable company in the world wants you to know: every cable company has to broadcast an over-the-air signal in addition to the normal signal. In order to avoid breaking the law, the cable companies do broadcast an over-the-air signal, but at such a low frequency that almost no antennas receive it. Until now that is - DigitalHDS has changed everything.
Having worked for a couple of cable companies, it can assure that statement is not congruent with actuality.

https://uk.trustpilot.com/review/digitalhds.com
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Total fraudsters
This company took two payments from my bank totalling £370 for a £118.22 transaction.
The payment was paid to Megakoss.com
They claim to of been on Dragons den and were asking for the dragons to help them sell their HD tv ariel.
DO NOT TRUST THEM
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Re: Unbelievable ad

so who has bought one . do they really work as people have claimed ??
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Re: Unbelievable ad

It's an aerial, nothing more!
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Re: Unbelievable ad

I think if it was true, Farcebook, Twitter and other social media sites would have been flooded with comments by now.

. . . or mebbe I'm just a natural skeptic
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Old 24-03-2020, 14:34   #6
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Re: Unbelievable ad

Itís a scam.

The photo is from another site advertising gadgets, and the photo is attached to a gadget called Xtra-pc

https://www.top10gadgets.shop/23-best-selling-gifts/

And again for a gadget called My Hear Tech

https://livehealthierjournal.com/201...d2=%7Bpubid%7D
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Re: Unbelievable ad

There are also a couple of other potential red flags. The fact the "offer" is expiring today (which is presumably any day you view the site) and the fact they tell you, in bright red letters, that there are only specific number (4 at the time of posting) left. That's a psychological trick, with the idea that the reader sees it, thinks there are only 4 left and "Oh, I must get one, they must be good, there are only four left". Note: This isn't the same as when you go to an online shop, look up the product and see how many they have in stock (not sure which mainstream online shops do this, but I know that some electronics component suppliers do). In that case, you've already expressed an interest in the product by looking for it. You are probably no more or less likely to buy it if they have 4 or 400, but if you see an advert, it might influence your decision.
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Re: Unbelievable ad

Sadly I can't report it to the Advertising Standards Authority as they have closed to the outbreak.
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