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FCC approves new rules to encourage blocking of robocalls

Friday 17 July 2020 | 15:24 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission adopted rules to further encourage phone companies to block illegal and unwanted robocalls before they reach consumers. To encourage the blocking of scam robocalls and maliciously spoofed telemarketing campaigns, and continue the Commission's implementation of the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, the rules offer companies two safe harbors from liability for the unintended or inadvertent blocking of wanted calls.

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