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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 PPMO had recently issued a notice about blacklisting Raman-Pappu JV, which also affects the High HimalayaRaman JV.
The group will formally announce the decision of not blacklisting Islamabad in its Plenary scheduled in Paris on Oct.
China prevented a UN Security Council committee on Wednesday from blacklisting JeM founder Masood Azhar.
Unite assistant general secretary Gail Cartmail added: "There remain employers in construction and other industries who continue to believe it is somehow acceptable to engage in the disgusting and deceitful practice of blacklisting, to ruin people's lives.
RC Tagala's blacklisting stemmed from 'violations of the terms and conditions' stated in its contract for the construction of Labo Bridge in Labo, Camarines Norte.
The BSG has now slammed Carillion for "milking public sector contracts for millions", while blacklisting members.
Laing O'Rourke were one of those behind the blacklisting of workers because of their union activities or role in highlighting safety fears.
Howard Beckett, of Unite, said: "It is a stain on our democracy that a firm with a history of blacklisting should be awarded such a contract."
BLACKLISTING of workers is continuing in the construction industry despite a long campaign to outlaw the practice, a union has said.
IT is "scandalous" that the PS29 million contract for refurbishing Big Ben has gone to a firm involved in the blacklisting of construction workers, a union has said.
Mohammed Al Meer, director of labour relations at the ministry, was quoted as saying the blacklisting does not impact the future prospects of the companies' workers.
A council have been accused of giving a PS4million care home building contract to a company who are alleged to have used illegal blacklisting.