Tag Archives: Robocall

FCC Proposes Rule To Curb More Robocall Activity

The Federal Communications Commission has unveiled new rules — that it will vote on next month — aimed at requiring all gateway providers comply with anti-spoofing and robocall rules or face having all traffic blocked by other networks. The Commission will vote on the proposed rule at its next meeting, …

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Scam Call Volume Doubles in 2021: T-Mobile

The number of scam call attempts per month more than doubled from the start of 2021 to the end, according to a report that was released yesterday by T-Mobile. The cellular carrier revealed that there were 2.5 billion scam call attempts in November, compared with 1.1 billion in January. Also, …

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Ohio Anti-Robocall Bill Signed Into Law

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a bill into law that criminalizes spoofing of phone numbers while also giving the state Attorney General the power to prosecute cases in state court as well as federal court, and requires entities that have Caller ID’s that identify them as “unknown” or “blocked” …

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3M New Names on DNC List; 1M More Robocall Complaints: FTC

Nearly 3 million additional people added their phone numbers to the national Do Not Call registry during the 2021 fiscal year, which ended September 30, according to data released by the Federal Trade Commission just before Thanksgiving last week, bringing the total number of actively registered numbers on the list …

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N.Y. Enacts Anti-Robocall Laws

On the same day that she signed a series of new bills — including one targeting debt collection — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul also signed two other new bills into law that target robocalls and enact measures that will likely see more calls being automatically blocked by phone carriers. …

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