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    LONDON (Reuters) - British regulators have asked an Internet service provider to make clearer that some of its Web search results are paid advertisements, saying pay-for-placement listings from search provider Overture could confuse consumers....
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    All in all a bit odd when the UK is the world's capital for confusion marketing.

    Try comparing the price of mobile phone services , or energy utilities, or landline providers and it is almost impossible.

    Les

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    Welcome to England - home of red-tape, over-regulation and excessive paperwork, Oh, I nearly forgot super-high taxes too.

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    Yeh but don't we make great beer!

    cheers,

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    I think the best things ever from the Brits are Keeping Up Appearances and Absolutely Fabulous.

    I think everyone knows somebody like Hyacinth Bucket, but she's the absolute best! So proper and so rude at the same time!

    I think it's important to differentiate the paid results from the natural results, but I'm not sure this is the best way. I think Google used to have it right, when they were over on the right and in a different background color.

    Andy

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