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How many times have we asked, "Why doesn't the government do something about robocalls?" Good news: The FTC shut down four major illegal robocall...
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Is your area code a hot number for robocalls?

Robocalls are the bane of our digital existence. Does where you live affect how many robocalls you get? It sure does. See if you...
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How to block spoofed calls on your iPhone

With the amount of spam and spoof calls going around right now, it can feel like we get more calls from robots than from...
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How to stop robocalls and telemarketing calls for good

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Stop! Hanging up on this robocall will cost you money

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"Free cruise" robocall settlement means you could receive up to $900

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Think robocalls are annoying? Spam voicemails could make things even worse

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3 things you need to know about the Do Not Call Registry

Telemarketing has been an annoyance for decades, which is why it's so surprising that the National Do Not Call Registry didn't come into being...
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Stop unwanted calls and texts from hitting your cellphone

You can stop robocalls and junk text messages from hitting your cellphone. Here are proven ways to get it done.
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