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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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However, over the past two years, the Modi administration has been removing names from the Indian blacklist.
Cullum McAlpine, an executive at construction firm Sir Robert McAlpine, told a committee of MPs that his firm had never operated a blacklist, despite being a member of the Consulting Association, which unions said held secret files on thousands of workers.
In March 2009 shocking revelations of a well used blacklist of construction workers triggered information industry calls for stronger safeguarding of people's private data.
A type of pattern-matching filter, Bayesian filters don't require whitelists or blacklists.
As it plays out in the movies, the blacklist story is vintage Hollywood: black hats vs.
He added: "The Blacklist Support Group's position is again that only a full independent inquiry into this duplicity can ensure full transparency on this most serious of issues regarding collusion.
In a dramatic Commons session, Cullum McAlpine, a director of Sir Robert McAlpine, denied his firm ever ran a blacklist - even though they funded and used the shady organisation who collected information on politically active workers.
We plan to strengthen the law to outlaw the compilation, dissemination and use of blacklists in this way.
As a Government review of the law on blacklists intensified yesterday, furious union chiefs called for an urgent ban.
The Commission might then decide to extend such measures across the entire EU by including the carrier concerned on the EU's blacklist, a decision that would need to be confirmed through committee procedure within 10 days.
I WRITE to emphasise Carillion''s position regarding blacklisting of employees in the construction industry following Marc Waddington's recent report about the issue (Scandal of the blacklists, ECHO, January 15).
UP to 5000 construction workers in Scotland are feared to be on employers' blacklists because they might call for better working conditions.