The Directive was amended in October 1997 to include comparative advertising.
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Comparative advertising, subject to certain conditions, is defined as "advertising which explicitly or by implication identifies a competitor or goods or services of a competitor." Member States can, and in some cases have, restricted misleading or comparative advertising. The European Commission is aiming to extend the scope of the Directive to video-sharing platforms which tag and organize the content.
The EU’s Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AMSD) lays down legislation on broadcasting activities allowed within the EU. S.-style product placement on television and the three-hour/day maximum of advertising has been lifted. The Commission is also aiming to provide more flexibility about the 12-minute/hour maximum restriction.
The EU adopted Directive 2005/29/EC concerning fair business practices in a further attempt to tighten consumer protection rules.