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  •  CFR 110.11 (0+ / 0-)

    In addition to being blatantly misleading and clearly an attempt to trick supporters of these candidates to donating to the GOP, at least one of these ads (http://www.johntierney2014.com/) clearly breaches the requirement for disclosure.
    While CFR 110.11 requires:
    "(1) Specifications for all disclaimers. A disclaimer required by paragraph (a) of this section must be presented in a clear and conspicuous manner, to give the reader, observer, or listener adequate notice of the identity of the person or political committee that paid for and, where required, that authorized the communication. A disclaimer is not clear and conspicuous if it is difficult to read or hear, or if the placement is easily overlooked."

    The relevant ad has the paid for information in white text over bright sand (only by changing the viewing angle to something unnatural can I read it on an LCD monitor). I'm unsure how to put in a complaint and given that I'm neither a US national or even resident I doubt it would be even accepted. But any links on how to would be appreciated.

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