Some robocall blockers sent private data without permission
The cure may have been worse than the disease.
FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls
Under 'Operation Call it Quits,' the FTC has opened 145 cases against illegal callers.
Firewall app promises to keep robocalls from ringing your phone
The tool comes from the creators of disposable phone number app Burner.
Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls
Carriers would have to authenticate calls and let you block spam.
FTC shuts down four major robocall operations
The call centers were responsible for billions of calls per year.
FCC fines robocall spammer $120 million for illegal spoofing
It's the biggest fine the FCC has ever imposed.
Robocall 'strike force' sets out to end unwanted calls
Technical experts from across the industry have it out for scammers.
FCC chief asks telcos to offer free robocall blocking services
Robocalls still make up the biggest bulk of FCC complaints.
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.