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Minister outlaws satirical websites.

DoWFET, The Department of Websites, Flash and Electric Telephones, has outlawed a number of scurrilous, allegedly funny, satire websites in an effort to stem the flow of evil, it has emerged.

Speaking from his Chaise longue in the pipe-smoking wing of DoWFET’s London offices, Minister Earl Url of Slashdot Snoring outlined the move to a group of attentive young ladies suggestively draped around him in lightweight negligees.

“The Department of Social Scrutiny has promised me that the Government is embarking on a three year programme which will eventually block this scum from our screens, but until then I urge members of the public not to visit these sites or they will be nailed to a log and have their dirty, filth-infected eyes pecked-out by ravens at the Tower.”

The banned websites are as follows: do not click any of the following links until you have installed the Echelon Plug-In for your browser:

Random Perspective
This band of insurrectionists have formed a satirical cell in East Anglia which is so deadly, Wisbech has been annihilated as an example to all the rest.

Perplexing Times
The world's youngest webmaster. Already corrupted by the tide of satirical filth.

The Watley Review
Edwardian Webamagraph. Editor looks like Osama Bin Laden. And that's 2 more Echelon points for even reading his name.

The Bentinel
Undoubtedly hypocritical in its alleged 'clean' humor.


The Slingshot
A return to the days of Victorian Values, this website is awash with perverted thought.

Glossy News
Our American cousins in the CIA are poised for a midnight raid on this rag.

Trepanning Village State
The disgusting and confused ramblings of straw-sucking psychopaths.

Dead Brain
British spoof, parody and satire site. Not the kind of image we want to project, old boy.

Dead Brain US
The stateside version of Deadbrain. ie: Not the kind of image they want to project.

John Fanzine
Precision satire bombing. Linked to Al Qaeda.

The Toque
Canadian humour and satire. Consistently disrespectful to its elders.

On the John News
The 5th or 6th satire site you should definitely avoid visiting.


Inquirer Online
Local newspaper from hotbed of anarchy, South Wales.

Leaked by sources close to: Sir Edward Bicycle on March 13, 04 | 4:19 pm

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