The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an iPhone ad that claimed the handset could handle "all the parts of the internet", because it can't - particularly sites using Flash and Java.
The adjudication actually makes pretty interesting reading. For a start, Apple was trying to argue that the iPhone is better than cheap featurephones for web browsing (true, but not the point), but here's the really brazen bit:
Say what? So, to translate: "We at Apple only want to use open standards. We won't include stuff we can't control. It's for the user's own good. Even if they can't access all the intarwebs as promised. Unless they're using Safari on the desktop, in which case this argument doesn't apply." Is that about right? If so, it's certainly a thought-provoking approach to take...