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Whitelist vs. Greylist

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Whitelistnoun

A list or collection of people or entities that are known, trusted, or explicitly permitted.

Greylistnoun

(legal) A list, resembling a blacklist, for less serious offences.

Whitelistverb

(transitive) To place on a whitelist; to mark or note a person or entity as trustworthy or acceptable.

β€˜The email program allows you to whitelist email from known sources.’;

Greylistnoun

(internet) A technique for blocking spam (junk e-mail) by temporarily rejecting mail from unknown senders. A legitimate sender is likely to try sending again after a delay.

Greylistverb

(transitive) To place on a greylist.

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