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blacklist

(1) A list of e-mail addresses or domains of known spammers. See spam, spam filter, Blacklist of Internet Advertisers, greylisting and blackholing. Contrast with whitelist.

(2) A list of Web sites that are considered off limits or dangerous. A Web site can be placed on a blacklist because it is a fraudulent operation or because it exploits browser vulnerabilities to send spyware and other unwanted software to the user. Contrast with whitelist.

(3) A list of applications that a user is forbidden to run in an organization. Maintained by the system or network administrator, software in the user's computer prevents them from installing or running any program in the blacklist. Contrast with whitelist.
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Del Reisman, a past president of the Writers Guild of America, currently sits on the guild's Blacklist Credits Committee.
Cardone warns consumers against filing chargebacks, as what seems like a good idea at the time could inadvertently put the consumer on a blacklist.
The blacklist is composed by the Federal Migration Service, once a person gets into the list, he or she is denied in entry into the territory of Russia.
It has recently been revealed that other workers, including firefighters, teachers and postal staff, also had their details included on the blacklist.
The Super Bowl episode is also set to introduce Ron Perlman as the new name on the blacklist.
In addition, the blacklist proved to have a rather extensive reach.
The blacklist includes the Muslim Brotherhood but does not specify Islah, which is widely seen to be the Yemeni branch of the Brotherhood.
About 85,000 websites ended up on the Russian Internet blacklist over the past year, 98 percent of them blocked without a valid reason, a study by Rublacklist.
More than 60 per cent of workers on the blacklist were aged between 30 and 50 in the mid-90s, and were mainly active union leaders on construction sites, including 69 from the Birmingham area.
The latest version of Blacklist Plus is offered in 10 new languages, making 20 languages in total.
More than 90 West Midlands building workers could be entitled to compensation after they were placed on a secret blacklist naming them as troublemakers.
TRAFFIC was disrupted in the heart of London yesterday by a demonstration against a construction workers' blacklist.