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Vote Leave shenanigans: fake "register to vote" page watch

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    In their latest attempt at manipulating the British public to support them, Vote Leave set up ads on Google. The ads suggested that you could register to vote through their site, and took the reader to a sign-up page.

    Once users entered their details to register, it became apparent that they hadn't registered to vote in the referendum - they'd just signed up to the Vote Leave mailing list.

    http://politicalscrapbook.net/2016/0...being-exposed/

    Vote Leave are like cartoon villains. I'm excited to see what they'll do next.
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    It's really quite worrying that people have resorted to such tactics - and more so that some people might actually fall for them! It should come down to a political debate, and the issues involved, not petty tactics such as this.
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    (Original post by JordanL_)
    In their latest attempt at manipulating the British public to support them, Vote Leave set up ads on Google. The ads suggested that you could register to vote through their site, and took the reader to a sign-up page.

    Once users entered their details to register, it became apparent that they hadn't registered to vote in the referendum - they'd just signed up to the Vote Leave mailing list.

    http://politicalscrapbook.net/2016/0...being-exposed/

    Vote Leave are like cartoon villains. I'm excited to see what they'll do next.
    If true then disgraceful but describing just the Vote leave as cartoon villains is very ignorant. Both campaigns have resorted to disgusting tactics and any sensible person wouldn't base their decision purely on the campaigns of either side.
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    (Original post by JordanL_)
    In their latest attempt at manipulating the British public to support them, Vote Leave set up ads on Google. The ads suggested that you could register to vote through their site, and took the reader to a sign-up page.

    Once users entered their details to register, it became apparent that they hadn't registered to vote in the referendum - they'd just signed up to the Vote Leave mailing list.

    http://politicalscrapbook.net/2016/0...being-exposed/

    Vote Leave are like cartoon villains. I'm excited to see what they'll do next.
    I refuse to believe that a campaign led by such honest and integral people like Johnson, Farage and Murdoch would stoop to such low tactics.

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