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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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The blacklist imposed by the Congress Party, banned India visits by Sikh Non-Resident Indians from 212 families in the United States, UK and Canada after
Questioning the government's tax benefit system favoring foreign firms, the EU included Korea in its tax shelter blacklist last month.
Up to 190 companies (130 Israeli and 60 international) could find themselves on the UN blacklist after the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, sent a threatening letter to the corporations for operating in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Jordan Valley; areas occupied under international law.
But others say the real problem is the combination of the FATF blacklist and the US sanctions.
Of those people, about 4,000 applied for getting out of the blacklist and half of them were removed, said Minister of Labour, Migration and Youth Aibek Azyrankulov.
POSTMEN and women have been urged to make official requests for information if they suspect their names were kept on a blacklist of thousands of workers.
Following normal protocol, the endorsement by NICA resulted to [the] issuance of a blacklist order against the identified foreign nationals," said Tan.
But the council have entered into contracts worth millions of pounds with companies known to have used the blacklist.
The blacklisting is often done by a website's numerical IP address, which is routinely shared by dozens of sites, all of which end up on the blacklist if one of them is banned.
The news comes as the Information Commissioner's office (ICO) confirmed that over the next few days a further 1,200 people will get a letter telling them they are on the blacklist.
com)-- Developer Vlad Lee is happy to announce the latest version of Blacklist Plus, an Android app that is a powerful call blocker and spam messages filter.
The motion explained how a construction industry blacklist was collated by a private consultancy and then provided at a cost to construction companies as they sought to recruit - or avoid - new workers.