Robocall

08.10.19
Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission
08.10.19

Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission

The cure may have been worse than the disease.

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06.25.19
FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls
06.25.19

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls

Under 'Operation Call it Quits,' the FTC has opened 145 cases against illegal callers.

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06.25.19
Firewall app promises to keep robocalls from ringing your phone
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06.25.19

Firewall app promises to keep robocalls from ringing your phone

The tool comes from the creators of disposable phone number app Burner.

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06.20.19
Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls
06.20.19

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls

Carriers would have to authenticate calls and let you block spam.

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03.27.19
FTC shuts down four major robocall operations
03.27.19

FTC shuts down four major robocall operations

The call centers were responsible for billions of calls per year.

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05.10.18
FCC fines robocall spammer $120 million for illegal spoofing
05.10.18

FCC fines robocall spammer $120 million for illegal spoofing

It's the biggest fine the FCC has ever imposed.

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08.19.16
Robocall 'strike force' sets out to end unwanted calls
08.19.16

Robocall 'strike force' sets out to end unwanted calls

Technical experts from across the industry have it out for scammers.

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07.23.16
FCC chief asks telcos to offer free robocall blocking services
07.23.16

FCC chief asks telcos to offer free robocall blocking services

Robocalls still make up the biggest bulk of FCC complaints.

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06.29.15
PayPal explains when it will hit you with robocalls
06.29.15

PayPal explains when it will hit you with robocalls

When Paypal will robocall you: if you owe it money, if there's a fraud investigation or if it needs to alert you about shady activity on your account.

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