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Black List

A list of persons and/or organizations excluded from a privilege or service. For example, people who have written bad checks at a store may be put on a black list and not allowed to enter or buy from that store. The term has a pejorative connotation, and often refers to persons excluded for questionable reasons. For example, a business association may maintain a black list of union members or a union may do the same for current and former business lobbyists.
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Many consumers inadvertently end up on a blacklist because they are unaware of how the process really works.
The legend of the blacklist, sanitized of all references to Stalin or to the Communist Party's actual record in the studios, became a continuing influence on Hollywood's political life.
CAMPAIGNER: Roy Bentham, of the Merseyside Blacklist Support Group
The STUC's Ian Tasker said: "If we look at the construction sector alone, it is a fair estimate that there may be 4000 to 5000 workers on blacklists.
It is a specially designed DNS server that installs as a Windows NT service and works in exactly the same way as public DNS blacklists.
MERSEYSIDE construction workers who fear their names may have been on an outlawed blacklist have been urged to get in touch with the body set up to campaign for compensation for them.
Painter and decorator Terry Renshaw, who picketed alongside Royle Family star Ricky Tomlinson, was a victim of blacklists.
Such a practice reflects poorly on all those who followed it, thereby penalising workers - or, rather, would-be workers - in the most cowardly way (many men whose names were put on blacklists will not even know they were listed).
Blacklists came close to being made illegal in 1999 but the legislation was never finalised.
Because DNS-based blacklists typically look only at the IP address of the sending machine, spammers are now using these zombie armies to attack from dozens of different machines, thereby increasing the likelihood of finding a machine that is not yet blacklisted.
a worldwide leading developer of natural handwriting and print recognition technology (OCR, ICR, IWR, OMR) is integrating its A2iA CheckReader solution, so that fraudulent transactions and laundering can be spotted by verifying checks against various blacklists.