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CNET: Supreme Court strikes debt-collector exception for robocall ban

CNET: Supreme Court strikes debt-collector exception for robocall ban. “The US Supreme Court on Monday struck down an exception in federal law that allowed debt collectors to use robocalls to automatically dial cellphones. 68 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Barr v. American Association of Political Consultants Inc.

Back in 1991, the government passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. It was basically a law preventing spammers from calling you on your cell phone via a machine (robocalls), and racking up costs for the phone’s owner. 594 more words

Average Joe SCOTUS

How Can Businesses Ensure They’ll Reach Customers When So Many Don’t Answer Their Phones?

It happens to nearly all of us every single day: the mobile phone buzzes and we encounter an   unrecognized number and simply don’t answer. It could be an 800 number, an out-of-state exchange or a spoofed number that seems recognizable but is often just one that has been created to seem as though it’s local. 691 more words

CNN: FCC seeks record fine against alleged scam operators who made 1 billion robocalls

CNN: FCC seeks record fine against alleged scam operators who made 1 billion robocalls. “The US government is seeking fines of up to $225 million from health insurance telemarketers who allegedly made a billion unwanted robocalls in violation of Federal Communications Commission rules. 39 more words

Security & Legal Issues

FCC Holds Open Meeting

The FCC took up a number of 5G related items and a record fine for spoofed robocalls.

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Technology

Robocall Scams

I’ve been reading recently Grinders by C.S. Boyack (and making slow progress thanks to the wee one being always around – sorry, Craig!) Craig, who’s obviously a time traveler visiting from the future, has holographic walking ads following you wherever you go in 2173. 283 more words

Random Musings

Feds Fine Fraudsters for Making a Billion Robocalls

“The U.S. communications regulator on Tuesday proposed a $225 million fine, its largest ever, against two health insurance telemarketers for spamming people with 1 billion robocalls using fake phone numbers. 125 more words

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