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blacklist

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

(2) A list of websites that are considered off limits or dangerous. A website 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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Islamabad -- The Ministry of Finance has rejected Indian media reports about Pakistan being blacklisted by the Asia-Pacific Group (APG).
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Rana Mashood was offloaded from a private airline's aircraft by immigration officers of FIA at 2 am because of his name being on the blacklist over his involvement in the alleged embezzlement of funds of the Punjab Youth Festival.
The Ministry of Interior submitted its reply in the LHC on a petition pertaining to the PML-N leader being blacklisted over his alleged involvement in a corruption case.It stated Mashood was blacklisted on the corruption watchdog's request on June 21 this year as it apprehended he might flee abroad.
Moving one step further, New Delhi - co-chair of the joint group of FATF and Asia Pacific Group - wants Islamabad to be placed on the Paris-based watchdog's blacklist of the countries, which fail to meet international standards in combating financial crimes.
LONDON -- Prime Minister Imran Khan telephoned Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad in London Saturday to thank Malaysia for its support of Pakistan's bid to avoid being blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
The EU published an initial tax blacklist of 17 countries including the UAE and Bahrain on 5 December 2017.
Western powers could also blacklist Azhar by adopting a Security Council resolution, which needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by Russia, China, the United States, Britain or France.
Details of more than 3,000 construction workers were on the blacklist, often for merely being a member of a trade union or for raising health and safety issues on building sites.
Cheong Wa Dae has been embroiled in allegations that it compiled a blacklist of the heads of agencies affiliated with the Ministry of Environment.
Kyrgyzstani airlines will remain in the EU's blacklist by decision of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), aviation expert and pilot Mamat Nazarov said during the round-table discussion of the amendments to the Air Code of Kyrgyzstan.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 11, 2019--Dutch pension firm removes Israeli banks from blacklist