Texas Joins Effort To Fight Against Robocalls“Unwanted phone calls are both a nuisance and an invasion of privacy, and growing robocall scams could cost Texans anywhere from a few dollars to their life savings,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said.
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.
FCC: Americans Get 2.5 Billion Robocalls A MonthThe FCC is now cracking down on the robocall blitz, instituting new rules for phone companies to use in dealing with the rise of scam calls.
The FCC's Fight Against Phone-Y CallsThe Federal Communications Commission is vowing to "facilitate blocking of illegal robocalls." But it's a slow process. They say, "In terms of call authentication, we are still in the preliminary stage."
FCC Vows To Stop Billions Of Robocalls From TelemarketersThe FCC has vowed to end robocalls from telemarketers, but how can they do it?
Judge Awards Nearly $230,000 To Irving Woman Who Got 153 RobocallsIt wasn't a robocall, but a federal judge left a message anyway for companies Tuesday when he awarded nearly $230,000 to a Texas woman, finding that a cable company crossed the line when it harassed her with 153 robocalls even after she complained about the wrong numbers.