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L.A. Times 2012/12/11 16:39:28
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A three-judge panel Monday ordered the removal of 100 digital billboards installed across Los Angeles under a 2006 legal settlement — the latest turn in a decade-long saga surrounding outdoor signs.

The panel convened by the state's 2nd District Court of Appeal said the City Council never should have allowed advertising companies CBS Outdoor and Clear Channel Outdoor to convert dozens of billboards to electronic formats when existing laws prohibited such changes. "We do not see how the language could be plainer," the ruling states.

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  • Jordan Wilson 2014/01/27 05:18:30
    Hate them
    Jordan Wilson
    Last thing I want on my daily drive is having flashy bright distracting ADvertising pushed in my face! It makes me angry half the time.
  • Dweezle 2012/12/18 18:39:34
    Hate them
    Dweezle
    They are traffic hazards.
  • the judgebigdogeagle-~PWCM~JLA 2012/12/18 17:08:10
    Hate them
    the judgebigdogeagle-~PWCM~JLA
    Too Bright Lights & the Action,but then look at the streets of Las Vegas.Been doing it for years.
  • 001 2012/12/18 15:29:06
    Hate them
    001
    They are a nuisance, especially the ones near the roads. Drivers are supposed to watch the road and the other cars, without being distracted by big flashy billboards.
  • strawberry 2012/12/18 08:52:59
    Hate them
    strawberry
    I dislike all billboards.
  • Alacrity 2012/12/18 07:53:08
    Hate them
    Alacrity
    too distracting for drivers
  • ivan 2012/12/18 05:47:00
    Hate them
    ivan
    +7
    Makes my town change
  • rosie.diana.1 2012/12/18 04:55:50
    Love them
    rosie.diana.1
    I think they are pretty cool & very up to date with technology!
  • Tattoo Nana 2012/12/18 01:41:50
    Hate them
    Tattoo Nana
    I think they are dangerous because drivers tend to keep watching them to see what the next sign is going to be.
  • lurch 2012/12/18 00:04:36
    Hate them
    lurch
    One more distraction for drivers. Do they expect you to hit reverse if you missed the new ad for McDonalds' new sandwich?
  • gmiing 2012/12/17 21:24:31
    Hate them
    gmiing
    Too distracting for me - it's like overload!
  • lurx: the soda jerk 2012/12/17 20:13:13
    Hate them
    lurx: the soda jerk
    +1


    ...they distract me from being able to watch television when I drive.
  • shaunna gorham 2012/12/17 15:53:58
    Hate them
    shaunna gorham
    +8
    Very distracting to drivers.
  • American Nate 2012/12/17 14:55:44
    Love them
    American Nate
  • jorge0214 2012/12/17 08:06:35
    Hate them
    jorge0214
    more visual pollution.
    tho- once they start the live porn on these things i might reconsider.....

    joke people- joke- but these things are almost as bad without porn.
  • J.MaisOui 2012/12/17 06:52:56
    Love them
    J.MaisOui
    Something to watch while driving.. :0)
  • bigpitcher31 2012/12/17 05:43:05
    Love them
    bigpitcher31
    What'eve man
  • dSavanna 2012/12/17 05:18:28
    Hate them
    dSavanna
    Every time I go to read one, it flips to the other advertisement, so I can't read it :(
  • J v E 2012/12/17 04:14:14
    Hate them
    J v E
    I hate billboards. Period. They make our landscape ugly, they make our cities ugly, they are advertising like we really need more of it, right??
  • MIRANDDAAA :) 2012/12/17 03:17:21
    Love them
    MIRANDDAAA :)
    I don't feel strongly either way. I don't really care on which kind is used.
  • jody.cotton3 2012/12/17 02:59:10
    Hate them
    jody.cotton3
    i was to busy watching the billboard and almost got into a accident......lol
  • CAPISCE 2012/12/17 02:50:53
    Love them
    CAPISCE
    I like it
  • Jenni 2012/12/17 02:36:42
    Love them
    Jenni
    A digital billboard is not something to hate. Murder is something to hate.
  • Kaimeso 2012/12/17 01:33:10
    Love them
    Kaimeso
    +2
    Actually "None of the Above",.. Don't really care about the billboards one way or the other.
  • JJ 2012/12/17 01:15:15
    Love them
    JJ
    I think they're pretty neat.
  • JeffDeWitt 2012/12/16 23:38:33
    Hate them
    JeffDeWitt
    +1
    @&$P$# SodaHead, I miss clicked and you can't fix it.

    No matter, I really neither hate or love them. They are kind of cool and more interesting than old style billboards, but like anything they can be overdone, and some of them are certainly too bright.
  • twizzler265 2012/12/16 23:02:38 (edited)
    Hate them
    twizzler265
    +2
    they are SO distracting to the driver! those billboards have probably already been responsible for accidents
  • Kaimeso twizzle... 2012/12/17 01:34:23
    Kaimeso
    I don't know, I doubt most drivers ever see them since they are busy texting or yapping on their cell phones,...
  • twizzle... Kaimeso 2012/12/19 02:49:17
    twizzler265
    very true! :D
  • happyhappyhappy 2012/12/16 22:06:22
    Hate them
    happyhappyhappy
    +1
    They don't require any paper, so that's good. But they do take up energy, so that's bad. And billboards in general are freakin annoying... So "hate them"
  • S and S 2012/12/16 16:45:41
  • 3533847 2012/12/16 16:12:03
  • BlackwinterG36C 2012/12/16 13:51:14
    Love them
    BlackwinterG36C
    They are cool. Got no issues with them.
  • Somkey the Hores 2012/12/16 11:43:46
    Hate them
    Somkey the Hores
    +1
    All advertising SUCKS.
  • pammie 2012/12/16 10:17:55
    Hate them
    pammie
    +1
    I find them distractive
  • ~unloved~(❤coco❤) 2012/12/16 09:42:20
    Hate them
    ~unloved~(❤coco❤)
    +1
    Distraction
  • Ameera 2012/12/16 07:24:25
    Love them
    Ameera
    would save a lot. would make life a lot easier for people that work on them. plus would speed the process of putting them up
  • mae 2012/12/16 06:53:55
    Hate them
    mae
    +2
    Just adds to the already mind-numbing environmental advertising squallor..
  • wysiwis 2012/12/16 06:05:41
    Hate them
    wysiwis
    +2
    Can't stand the things, and at night, WAY too bright. Quite blinding actually.
  • didi 2012/12/16 05:51:30
    Hate them
    didi
    +5
    Simply annoying.

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