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Sick of spoofed robocalls? The FCC is ready to take the fight overseas

Spoofing is becoming the weapon of choice for illegal robocallers. Now, the FCC is proposing changes that will help them go after international organizations...
Happening Now July 10, 2019

US government shuts down 4 more major robocall operations

A nation plagued by robocalls is getting some relief. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) just took another major step toward stopping the hundreds of...
Happening Now June 27, 2019

FCC says your phone carrier can block robocalls by default -- here's what that means

The U.S. government stepped up and made it easier for your carrier to block robocalls. What does that mean for you? We'll explain the...
Happening Now June 6, 2019

Here's why there's no quick fix for robocalls

Robocalls waste everyone's time, come when you least expect them, and multiply in number if you make the mistake of picking up. In a...
Happening Now May 16, 2019

Avoid a new phone scam from Africa

What's the first thing that comes to mind when the phone rings in the middle of the night? Most likely you think something horrible...
Happening Now May 2, 2019

Cord cutters, you could be fined by the FCC if you're doing this

In today's video ecosystem, users have a plethora of choices for streaming devices. Some users, though, truly want it all. Unlimited movies, a wider...
Happening Now April 19, 2019

Robocalls changing for the worse, so don't get scammed

Ignoring phone calls from unknown numbers is a good idea. Why? Well, it's most likely just another robocall or a telemarketer. But what if...
Happening Now April 8, 2019

FCC proposes controversial plan to stop robocalls

Robocalls are so annoying, and it seems like they are getting more and more frequent. Calling early in the morning or even during dinner,...
Happening Now November 24, 2018

Why is the robocall plague getting worse every year?

If you are like me, you get plenty of spam calls every day. So many, in fact, that it can feel like you are...
Happening Now November 9, 2018

Will the FCC’s net-neutrality rules be overturned?

The FCC vote that took place last month faced sharp criticism for appearing to be strictly along party lines. Now, Democrats appear to be...
Happening Now January 9, 2018
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