Britain flooded with 'brand police' to protect sponsors - Home News - UK - The Independent

It would be nice if the journalist (and commenters) didn’t over-simplify something to make a point. The disallowed words are ludicrous, but slightly less so than everyone here thinks. From the brand guidelines:

You can’t use two of the words from List A, OR one word in List A and one or more from List B.

List A: Games, Two Thousand and Twelve, 2012, Twenty-Twelve
List B: London, medals, sponsors, summer, gold, silver, bronze

Also, this is described in the guideilnes as “a helpful guide”, not the law. p.9 of this PDF:

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