robocalls News of 05/20/19
Regulators Are Taking Steps To Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions Of Americans
(NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. ...
New FCC Proposal Would Make It Easier For Carriers To Block Robocalls
The current FCC commissioners’ stances haven’t always made them the most popular with consumers (see: net neutrality), but new, stricter robocall rules could help them win over some fans. Ajit Pai this morning proposed new rules that would let ...
FTC Smacks Down Robocallers, But The Penalties Don’T Match Their Heinous Crimes
The fight against robocallers is just getting started, and the wheel of justice turns slowly, but the FTC just took down a handful of major operations responsible for billions of unwanted calls, some of them adding additional fraud to the mix. The ...
FCC Tells Carriers They Must Adopt A System To Detect Scam Robocalls By Next Year
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is calling on the telecom industry to help put an end to scam robocalls. On Monday, FCC chairman Ajit Pai sent letters to the heads of voice providers, including AT&T, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Frontier, ...