Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writting to request

1) a copy of the BBC's profanity list which rates the degree of offense of swear words and derogatory terms and is used to inform the BBC's editorial decisions.

2) the list of words banned from the BBC's online communities and forums.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Pope

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Pope

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, for a copy of the BBC's profanity list and word
banned from online forums which was received on 16 May. We shall deal
with your request as promptly as possible and, at the latest, within 20
working days. If you have any queries about your request please contact us
at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20080521.

Yours sincerely

Fern Kersey
Adviser, Information Policy and Compliance

BBC Freedom of Information
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<<RFI20080521 - final response.pdf>>
Dear Mr Pope

Please find attached the response to your request made under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Yours sincerely

Fern Kersey
Adviser, Information Policy and Compliance

BBC Freedom of Information
Room 2252
BBC White City
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TS, UK

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi/
Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]
Tel: 020 8008 2883
Fax: 020 8008 2398

[3]http://www.bbc.co.uk
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Meg Crosby left an annotation ()

I think what you want is the 30 most common swear words at
http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/archive/i...
Wonder how much this study cost?

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