<body> Public Ad Campaign: Locals Wage War On "Mafia War" Creators Over Illegal Ad
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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Locals Wage War On "Mafia War" Creators Over Illegal Ad

First this mess was reported in San Francisco and now it has hit the east coast. Truthfully I don't mind this type of intervention in public space, it just grinds my gears when I lean down and realize I've been asked to play Mafia Wars.
Of course the people behind the time-suck games on Facebook are responsible for offline trash as well. Zynga, the developer of Mafia Wars and Farmville, went the illegal route for their latest marketing campaign, sticking fake dollar bills to the sidewalks of both New York and San Francisco. Yesterday NYC the Blog called attention to their tactics—which have been getting criticized by local blogs all week—noting it's unlawful to deface any street or sidewalk with printed matter, including advertisements. [More Here]

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