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Incite

To arouse; urge; provoke; encourage; spur on; goad; stir up; instigate; set in motion; as in to incite a riot. Also, generally, in Criminal Law to instigate, persuade, or move another to commit a crime; in this sense nearly synonymous with abet.

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In 2014, Incite LED Media launched a large scale display for the City of Baltimore at Penn Station Amtrak.
NM Incite, a joint venture between Nielsen and McKinsey, provides social media software, research and advisory solutions to global Fortune 1000 marketers looking to build strong, differentiated and emotionally-engaging brands.
It will outlaw communications which make threats of serious violence or incite acts of serious violence The law covers implied threats, such as sending bullets in the post or posting internet images which depict people being attacked or harmed.
NM Incite aims to help marketers understand this media better and leverage it for growth," said Piyush Mathur, President, India, The Nielsen Company.
Launched in 2003, the INCITE mission is to advance American science and industrial competitiveness.
"Due to the overwhelming demand of requests for this platform, we are pleased to be participating in the INCITE program with Argonne and the DOE, and look forward to the results of research conducted on Blue Gene."
A concert by a controversial reggae star has been cancelled at a Birmingham nightclub following claims that he incites violence against homosexuals.
The Moscow court granted the prosecutors' request to bar Jehovah's Witnesses from practicing their religion in the capital under a law that allows Russian courts to ban religious groups that are believed to incite hatred or intolerant behavior.
Metze left IDT in June 2001 and founded Incite Response with Papesh three months later.
He said that the California Code, Title 15, Section 3136A, instructs prisons not to allow inmates to receive "any matter of a character tending to incite murder, arson, riot, or any form of violence or physical harm to any person or any ethnic, gender, racial, religious, or other group."
'Like for instance, when you incite people to hate a particular public official like the President, that's seditious; you incite them to not to follow the laws, that's seditious,' he said.
"The objective was still being met, which is to incite people to rise up against the government," she explained in English and Filipino.