<body> Public Ad Campaign: Fuel Outdoor: In With a Bang, Out With a Whimper…and a $1.8 Million Fine
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Sunday, August 14, 2011

Fuel Outdoor: In With a Bang, Out With a Whimper…and a $1.8 Million Fine

Dennis over at Ban Billboard Blight has reported on a big hit to Fuel Outdoor. We couldn't be happier that this brazen company is getting their due and are curious if our own offenders here in New York City will ever get their comeuppance after winning the first of their legal battles.
New York-based Fuel Outdoor was one of the first rogue companies that rode into L.A. with the following strategy: Put up billboards and supergraphic signs all over the city without regard for ordinances and requirements for permits, then sue the city when the citations start coming and get the courts to declare those ordinances–most importantly, the 2002 ban on new off-site signs–an unconstitutional infringement of free speech. More [Here]

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