Tag Archives: Spoofing

Bill Introduced in House to Double Anti-Spoofing Fines

A bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives that would double the penalty for companies found to be manipulating the information on Caller ID as a means of combatting illegal robocalls. The bill, H.R. 6320, was introduced yesterday by Rep. Tom Rice [R-S.C.], and is a companion bill …

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FCC Fines Illegal Robocaller $10M

The Federal Communications Commission has assessed a $10 million fine against an individual accused of illegally using Caller ID in violation of the Truth in Caller ID Act to spoof thousands of robocalls that spewed racist and xenophobic messages. Scott Rhodes was accused of making 4,959 robocalls during a seven-month …

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