<body> Public Ad Campaign: Illegal Ads on SoHo Building Prompt a Record Fine

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Illegal Ads on SoHo Building Prompt a Record Fine

Outdoor advertising giant Colossal media does things olds school, painting instead of hanging their advertising contents on the sides of NYC buildings. While their methods of installation might be different, their approach to using public space reflects the industry wide standard of "we do what we want until you make us do otherwise." treating public space as a pillage-able commodity like any other. 
Some outdoor advertising companies regard municipal fines for illegal signs as just another cost of doing business. New York City is suggesting they think again. The cost has now reached six figures. More [HERE]

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