A block list is a list of accounts that a user has blocked on a service or site.
dobrado checks a block list when receiving webmentions. It currently confirms with the sender that the webmention was received, but then discards the mention and logs the request as coming from a blocked domain. (It may be more appropriate to tell the sender that they have been blocked?)
Malcolm Blaney can add domains to a block list on his site:
Flickr, on your contacts list page (e.g. https://www.flickr.com/people/tantek/contacts/ - substitute your own username for "tantek") has a link with text "Your Block List" at the bottom left which links to:
Twitter shows the accounts you've blocked under settings:
Apps with OAuth read permissions on your account can also fetch your blocklist per:
- Bridgy: https://github.com/snarfed/bridgy/issues/473
- A WebMention Endpoint: https://github.com/voxpelli/webpage-webmentions/issues/31
- report abuse
- Check https://twitter.com/unblock_list/following for accounts to unblock, follow @unblock_list, and tweet “what blocklists” at the account and it will list any public block lists that you’re on.
- Example of shared blocklist: https://blocktogether.org/ and criticism, it can and has been (unintentionally?) abused by those with more power (privilege? e.g. celebrity status) to block those with much less power across a wide swath of “subscribers” to those shared block lists. More: https://chat.indieweb.org/dev/2019-07-08#t1562605567076900 (feel free to extract inline here)