Released: July 01, 2017
FCC urged to take tougher action to stop illegal robocalls
Source: Kansas City Infozine
In comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Friday, Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, and other leading consumer groups urged the agency to clear the way for phone companies to take more aggressive action to block illegal robocalls. The FCC is currently considering a proposal to clarify that phone companies can block robocalls made using fraudulently spoofed phone numbers, when scammers transmit incorrect Caller ID information to trick consumers into answering their phone.
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