TV Network Challenges New Norwegian Ad Enforcement

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The parent company of TV channel Eurosport is challenging pending legislation in Norway that will allow for tough enforcement of the country’s offshore gambling advertising ban.

Norwegian TV company Discovery Communications Nordic launched legal action in early July to block amendments to the country’s Broadcasting Act, it has emerged this week.

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