This is hilarious, and Austrian patriots should prank the censors by coming up with 100,000 new “secret codes” that will then be forbidden too.
AUSTRIA is cracking down on personalised number plates used by neo-Nazis, by banning lesser-known codes with hidden far-right symbolism. (ILLUSTRATION: Austria was joined to Nazi Germany from 1938-1945.)
Letter combinations such as HJ or NS — denoting Hitler Youth and National Socialism — have long been prohibited on personalised plates in Austria.
Now transport officials have published a list of more than 30 more cryptic codes that have been banned.
They include number combinations such as 88, which represents “Heil Hitler”.
New legislation, which came into force on Thursday, also outlaws the use of IS or ISIS on personalised number plates in a bid to stop people showing their support for the Islamic State group.
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