Remove color codes (special characters) with sed

sed -r "s:\x1B\[[0-9;]*[mK]::g"'

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By: roylez
2010-07-22 05:37:25
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There's an excess quote at the end of the line :-). Care to remove it?
vjt · 561 weeks and 4 days ago
Works perfectly for me when I remove the trailing single quote.
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Alyssalauren · 32 weeks and 5 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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