Federal Trade Commission Warns About Scammers Trying To Profit From COVID-19 Pandemic With reports the government could soon be sending checks or direct deposits to help us, the Federal Trade Commission is trying to get ahead of scammers.
Unsolicited Campaign Texts Blowing Up Your Cell? Here’s How To Stop ThemChances are pretty good you’ve received a number of unsolicited political text messages in recent days, but there’s something you can do about it.
FCC Authorizes $305.5M To Help Close Digital Divide In TexasThe funding will be spread out during the next decade for maintaining, improving and expanding affordable broadband for 23,424 rural homes and businesses in Texas.
Phone Carriers Can Now Block Robocalls By DefaultRobocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost.
Bill To Stop Unwanted Robocalls Passes US SenateThe bill broadens the authority of the Federal Communications Commission to levy civil penalties of up to $10,000 per call on people who intentionally flout telemarketing restrictions.
FCC Warns Of Late-Night 'One Ring' Call Back ScamIf an unknown number with a “222” area code rings up your phone in the middle of the night – don’t call back.
Scam Robocalls Ringing In The Millions In DFWConsumers received more than 18 billion robocalls in 2017, a 75 percent increase from the year before, according the CBS News.
The Foote Files: CBS-FM's Scott Shannon And His 1000th ShowRadio is a “P.T. Barnum” media to an extent, meaning “put on a big show.” And that's exactly what WCBS-FM/New York’s Scott Shannon does
Tribune Calls Off $3.9B Buyout By SinclairTribune is withdrawing from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair and it's filing a lawsuit against it, citing breach of contract.
Your Internet Use Could Change As 'Net Neutrality' EndsYour ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections.
Senate Dems Win Significant Victory To Preserve Net Neutrality RulesDemocrats in the Senate squeaked out a major victory in their effort to save Obama-era net neutrality protections.
How Do Scammers Call You With Your Own Phone Number?Have you ever gotten a phone call from your own number? Or one that was just a few digits off? It’s the latest illegal scam to get you to answer your phone – neighborhood spoofing.
Sinclair Chairman Responds To Criticism Of Controversial PromosThe country's largest owner of TV stations is responding to criticism over its mandate for local news anchors to read a promotional script that some say contains a controversial political message.
Washington Becomes 1st State To Approve Net-Neutrality RulesSetting up a likely legal fight with the Trump administration, Washington has become the first state to enact its own net-neutrality requirements.
Feds: Hawaii Missile Alert Employee Not Cooperating In ProbeThe Hawaii state employee who mistakenly sent an alert warning of a ballistic missile attack earlier this month is refusing to cooperate with federal and state investigators.