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US increases fines for robocalls to USD 10,000

Thursday 2 January 2020 | 12:21 CET | News
Fines for robocalls in the US have been increased to USD 10,000, the Verge reported, after President Donald Trump signed a bill on the matter into law on 30 December 2019. Rules under the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (Traced) passed by Congress last month also say service providers must start authenticating calls across networks using the Stir/Shaken protocol, to help people know if they're being targeted by a robocaller with a spoofed number.

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