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FCC consults on new ways for fighting robocalls

Monday 17 July 2017 | 06:45 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission continues its fight against unwanted robocalls by launching two public consultations that aim to solve this issue. The first consultation concerns standards that will help differentiate legitimate phone calls from those that attempt to trick consumers through caller ID spoofing. The second proposes the idea of creating a resource of reassigned numbers that businesses and other robocallers, such as schools, can use to avoid accidentally calling numbers that are no longer used by the consumer that gave their consent to receive these calls.

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