If you ignore the ASA or tell them to fuck off, they will do bad things, like
They might also take out an advertisement on Google so someone sees a message when they do a search for your blog/business/youtube channel indicating that you've told them to fuck off.
I think people should be clear when they show sponsored products, that's about basic integrity and ethics, but the ASA can make bad decisions. They aren't a government body. You can tell them to fuck off if you want to. The worst thing they'll do in many cases is tell people that you've told them to fuck off.
That's a feature!
Windows 8 was a fuck up because of the UI.
It looks like Microsoft said, with 10, let's just go deeper and fuck up the user's privacy instead.
The more I hear about 10, the less it looks like a saviour to Windows woes and the more it looks like an even bigger disaster.
On the other hand I can't believe some people actually think the US government wouldn't stoop to the level of getting someone who had a contact in the CIA to set up one of the greatest thorns in their side with a character-ruining false accusation. The US government would never do something like that!
Assange may have done what he is accused of AND the CIA may have been involved in engaging in character assasination to dicredit a particularly effective critic.
Any rational-minded observer can discount neither possibility.
The UK government, as do many others around the world, is just playing to a particular enclave of their supporters to gain political capital at the expense of others.
All this will do is kill a certain proportion of UK porn websites and enthusiasts (ahem) will look elsewhere; abroad.
That pesky international internet, eh?
Never mind, though, some dopey true-blue grannies will tell the bridge club what a good job the Tories are doing protecting their grand children. Even though they're not.
"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history." -- George Bernard Shaw