Robocalls

03.18.20
Android 11 developer preview offers more control over robocalls
03.18.20

Android 11 developer preview offers more control over robocalls

It'll also do more to support foldable phones and super-fast displays.

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03.06.20
FCC could require phone companies to authenticate calls
03.06.20

FCC could require phone companies to authenticate calls

The proposed rules are another attempt to combat robocalls.

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02.04.20
FCC asks telecom companies to help trace international robocalls
02.04.20

FCC asks telecom companies to help trace international robocalls

It’s asking gateway service providers to help track down ‘fraudsters.’

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02.04.20
T-Mobile and Sprint can now verify calls across their networks
02.04.20

T-Mobile and Sprint can now verify calls across their networks

The carriers will use the STIR/SHAKEN framework to fight robocalls.

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02.02.20
After Math: That's something at least
02.02.20

After Math: That's something at least

There's always a silver lining around the smoke rising from a dumpster fire.

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01.30.20
FCC wants to fine one man almost $13 million for making 6,000 robocalls
01.30.20

FCC wants to fine one man almost $13 million for making 6,000 robocalls

He harrased people in six states.

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01.29.20
DOJ is trying to stop US VoIP carriers from hosting foreign robocalls
01.29.20

DOJ is trying to stop US VoIP carriers from hosting foreign robocalls

Those companies make it possible for overseas fraudsters to trick American consumers over the phone.

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12.31.19
President Trump signs anti-robocall TRACED Act into law
12.31.19

President Trump signs anti-robocall TRACED Act into law

It could reduce (but not stop) the flood of spam calls.

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12.19.19
Congress approves the TRACED Act to fight robocalls
12.19.19

Congress approves the TRACED Act to fight robocalls

The legislation could help find and prosecute robocallers.

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