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 D-Notices:  D-Notices: Discreet UK censorship of security matters
 Customs: Customs Seizures since the change of guidelines in 2000
 Blasphemy: The Repeal of UK's Blasphemy Laws
 History: UK Censorship History Before Melon Farmers
 Extreme Porn: Document Index for government consultation and legislation of the Dangerous Pictures Act (2005 - 2012)

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World News Censorship:  2014 Discontinued
World Censors:  2008 Discontinued
World Web Blocking  2014 Discontinued
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World Censors Index Australia:  Film Classification Board
China:  SARFT State Adminstration of Radio, Film and Television
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Hong Kong:  Home of Category III
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 Dare Devils at the BBFC by Rob Stone (September 2006)
 Appeal against BBFC cuts to Last House on the Left (June 2002)
 The Professionals: A Hiding to Nothing BBFC hassle over opening locks with a credit card (Feb 2002)
 Snuff Movies The Making of an urban legend (June 1999)

BBFC People  David Cooke Director of the BBFC: 2004 - present
 Quentin Thomas President of the BBFC: 2002-2012
 Robin Duval Director of the BBFC: 1999-2004
 Andreas Whittam Smith President of the BBFC: 1997-2002
 Moralist Censor and Convicted Criminal John Taylor, Vice President of the BBFC: 1998 2008
 Rating Games for a Living Interview with Sue Clark (May 2008)
 Jan Chambers Recently resigned examiner writes for the Guardian (Aug 2002)
 Jim Barratt film examiner outlines changes after Ferman retired

Legalisation of R18 Hardcore  Chapter 1: Jacking Off the Censor Hardcore snippets temporarily got BBFC approval in 1997
 Chapter 2: Makin' Whoopee in Summer 1998
 Chapter 3: Rumours of a Return to Porn in November/December 1998
 Chapter 4: Porn is In & Out & In & Out Again the state of play in January 1999
 Chapter 5: The Video Appeals Committee Forcing the BBFC to respect the law, May 1999
 Chapter 6: Censoring Safer Sex Discrimination at the BBFC. May 1999
 Chapter 7: Hiding Behind Children Giving up on obscenity and using concern for children, July 1999
 Chapter 8: The VAC R18 Appeal Report from the VAC Appeal, July 1999
 Chapter 9: An Appealing Victory Video Appeals Committee judgment allows hardcore, August 1999
 Chapter 10: The Censor and the State BBFC seek Judicial review, winter 1999/2000
 Chapter 11: Judicial Review Confirms Legality of Hardcore: Spring & Summer 2000
 Chapter 12: More Sex Shops Required according to Andreas Whittam Smith, November 2000
 Chapter 13: The Legalisation of Hardcore: A recap 1997-2000

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 Sexual Offences Act 2003 Issues for 16 & 17 year olds
 Prostitution From the point of view of the customer
 Lap-dancing and Licensing Law Now classed as a sex encounter venue
 Sex Shop Licensing What powers do local authorities have over sex shops
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Archive: Remembering the bad old days of the last century
 

BBFC Archive  James Ferman Director of the BBFC: 1974-1999
 Computer Hits
 Nunchakas The BBFC attitude to martial arts weaponry
 Anime Interview with a BBFC examiner
 Horror An interview with Richard Falcon speaking about the BBFC treatment of horror in 1995
 Blasphemy Ruling European Court of Human Rights upholds BBFC ban of Visions of Ecstasy in 1996
 The Ferman Chainsaw Massacre remembering the defunct website 'Ban the Board of Film Censors'
 Confessions of a Censor by Ros Hodgkiss, retired film examiner
 Sinful Days in Soho by Maggie Mills, retired film examiner
 Monster Love Carol Topolski tells of being a film examiner under James Ferman

UK Censorship
Archive
 UK Censorship News Archive: 1998 1999
 UK Parliament Watch Archive: 1996 1997 1998 1999
 Opinion: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
 Legal Debate Mail order R18s, satellite proscription etc
 Proscription of Adult Satellite Channels Department for Culture, Media, Sport & Proscription
 Human Rights Abuse - Where Do You Draw The Line? by IanG
 Films On TV Red Triangle films on Channel 4 and the cutting of Thelma and Louise on the BBC
 BSC Guidelines Worthless guidelines on taste and decency from the defunct Broadcasting Standards Commission
 Obscene Interpretation of the Law A police raid on porn historian David Flint
 Obscenity Trials The only obscenity is British Justice
 The Black Market for Sex Videos The Pornographer's Best Friend
 Customs Guidelines & Seizures Up until 2000
 The People vs HM Customs Heroic battles against HM Customs
 Escalating Costs HMRC uses as much money as it takes to ensure decisions cannot be challenged in court (Oct 2000)
 Customs Poking Around in your Lap-top