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Bill To Stop Unwanted Robocalls Passes US Senate

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act.

The vote was 97 to 1. 280 more words


How to turn the tables on scammers & spammers calling your cell phone

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Tired of answering those annoying robocalls coming to your cell phone day and night?  There’s an app that allows you to silence them and get revenge on those making the calls. 437 more words


Bots rigged Russian finale of 'The Voice Kids' talent show

Sure, bots might be all over the US electorate, but this is serious. This is The Voice. Think of the children!

That’s what Russian bots were doing, in fact: robo-thinking of the children. 830 more words


How to Fight Robocalls

Let’s all face it, we all are bugged about the telemarketing scam known as robocalls. Fortunately, both the Government, along with Verizon and AT&T are battling against the robocalls. 152 more words

In Other News

FCC May Soon Instruct Phone Companies To Block Robocalls

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Regulators in Washington are holding out for the possibility of robocall relief.

The Federal Communications Commission is clearing the way for phone companies to block robocalls, the same way email providers block spam, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported Wednesday. 282 more words


A sideways look at what’s in the news

So, there’s this guy on a Southwest Airlines flight who is stuck on the grounded plane in Sacramento for several hours because of a technical glitch with the aircraft. 575 more words