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FCC tells operators to halt scam robocalls by end of year

Friday 15 February 2019 | 11:27 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released the agency's first ever report on illegal robocalls, with chairman Ajit Pai threatening "regulatory intervention" if operators don't implement a call authentication system by the end of the year. "Uniform adoption will help improve authentication throughout the network and make sure no consumer gets left behind," said Pai in the FCC's statement, adding that "this goal should be achievable for every major wireless provider, interconnected VoIP operator and telephone company."

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