Google Groups - Blocking


Google Groups has been blocked in Turkey since April 10, 2008 by the order of a court in Turkey. According to The Guardian, the court banned Google Groups following a libel complaint by Adnan Oktar against the service. Google Groups was the first of several websites to be blocked by the Turkish Government in rapid succession solely for including material which allegedly offended Islam.

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Rational Consensus - Consensus Blocking and Other Forms of Dissent
... unanimity allow individual participants the option of blocking a group decision ... Simply vetoing a decision is not considered a responsible use of consensus blocking ... Some common guidelines for the use of consensus blocking include Limiting the option to block consensus to issues that are fundamental to the group’s mission or potentially disastrous to the group ...
Blocking - Other
... Blocking (textile arts), the process of stretching a knitted garment into shape while wet or using steam Blocking (statistics), in the design of experiments, the arranging of experimental units in groups (bloc ...
Teleblock - History
... filed a patent for a "call blocking system." The patent describes a call blocking system as "The integration of various federally required and state mandated do-not-call ... The "do-not-call" database of originating/destination pairs, as well as the logic for blocking or permitting telephone calls, is stored in this computer ... This computer makes all blocking decisions in real-time based on the originating and destination number combinations of the call." ...
Apache Thrift - Architecture
... includes server infrastructure to tie protocols and transports together, like blocking, non-blocking, and multi-threaded servers ... TFramedTransport – This transport is required when using a non-blocking server ... TSocket – Uses blocking socket I/O for transport ...

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