The Federal Communications Commission Thursday reiterated its demand that major phone carriers implement a standardized caller ID authentication network by the end of the year, a move that would aid in combating both scammers and the number of robocalls plaguing people’s phones. 467 more words
Herb "ConsumerMan" Weisbaum tackles RoboCalls, America's Favorite Wireless Companies and Consolidating Debt
Herb Weisbaum, better known as the consumer expert “ConsumerMan” drops by the Nick Digilio Show to help listeners stay smart consumers.
This month, Herb goes deep into the… 48 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – If all goes as planned, less robocalls may make it to your phone soon.
“The reason for this call is to inform you that IRS is filing a lawsuit against you.” 131 more words
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on robocalls. With Americans receiving about 5 billion robocalls every month, the government took action Thursday that could lead to fewer of them. 342 more words
(CNN) — Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost. 374 more words
On May 15, 2019 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced a declaratory ruling allowing consumers call blocking by default. “Instead of being offered call blocking on an opt-in basis, carriers could provide block calls unless you affirmatively opt-out. 523 more words