Sky Television Direct Mail Advertisement
15 September 2008
Complainant: H. Staude
Advertisement: Sky Network Television Limited
Complaint: The Sky Network Television direct mailer said:
"Subscribe to SKY'S HD Ticket today and we'll install a MY SKY HDi decoder for just $49. You'll get SKY Sport 1, SKY Sport 2, SKY Movies and SKY Movies Greats in HD quality for just $10 per month".
The relevant provision was Rule 2 of the Code of Ethics.
The Chairman accepted the complaint for consideration by the Complaints Board. In accordance with the usual procedures, H. Staude was requested to sign a waiver consenting to the following
"As the complaint has been judged to be within the Board's jurisdiction, I accordingly waive any right I may have to take (or continue) other proceedings against the advertiser, publisher or broadcaster concerned in any other jurisdiction."
The Complainant did not return a signed waiver.
Accordingly, the Chairman ruled that the complaint be withdrawn.
Chairman's Ruling: Complaint Withdrawn