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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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In the press release issued here on Friday, the finance ministry said that the Indian media reports about Pakistan being blacklisted were incorrect and baseless.
It stated Mashood was blacklisted on the corruption watchdog's request on June 21 this year as it apprehended he might flee abroad.
Malaysia's support was seen as crucial in helping to stop Pakistan from being blacklisted after India had put forth a motion with FATF to blacklist the country for money-laundering activities linked to terrorism.
There are reputational issues for countries included on the blacklist and companies may be reluctant to use structures, enter into transactions and/or invest in or via the blacklisted countries which would impact inbound investment into those countries.
Fresh legal action is being taken by a leading trade union in the long-running scandal of workers who were blacklisted by construction companies.
"We met with the EU Ambassador, she was surprised that all airlines of Kyrgyzstan are blacklisted by the EU.
Public Works Secretary Mark Villar said on Wednesday that his department had 'blacklisted' the contractors for failing to meet the scheduled timelines of projects awarded to them.
Lahore -- Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique and his brother Khawaja Salman Rafique have been blacklisted by the immigration authorities upon request by the National Accountability Bureau.
The Bureau of Immigration on Thursday said that an Australian professor kept from entering the country was blacklisted due to his reported participation in a rally in 2015.
He asked about the law under which dual nationals were blacklisted.
Justice Aamer Farooq of the IHC, hearing the petitions earlier today, questioned whether a blacklisted person could be allowed to travel abroad.
The Indian government blacklisted many Sikhs involved in anti-India propaganda and vandalism following the infamous Operation Bluestar of 1984.