Despite the FCC’s recent expansion of STIR/SHAKEN, some panelists called the framework ineffective.
FCC approved first rules on robotexts, more on robocalls, and opened comments on dead zone satellite coverage and prison call rates.
Current precedent is unclear in data security litigation, say experts.
The FCC alleges that the Cox/Jones Enterprise conduct violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
The portal provides private entities the ability to notify the FCC about robocall violations.
Imposter fraud is a particularly predatory offshoot of robocalling, often involving extremely sophisticated scams.
Why are flash calls on the rise and how do operators handle them to maximize revenue?
The commission’s ruling follows a notice of inquiry the agency approved last month.
Commenters urge FCC not to further extend robocall deadlines to comply with framework.
STIR/SHAKEN offers no protection from fraud schemes besides robocalls and caller ID spoofing.
Blocking bad actors requires a whole new way of thinking, the authors say in this ExpertOp exclusive to Broadband Breakfast.
Title II would require VoIP services to be subject to stronger regulations already in place for telecommunication providers.
The chairwoman seeks increased authority over autodialers and the ability for the FCC to take robocallers to court.
There are new proposed rules that offer legal protections to those aiding in enforcement efforts against illegal robocalls.
The FCC signed on five states this month and seven last month.
The three letters are the latest in the FCC's ongoing crackdown on illegal call traffic.
The measure would restrict unwanted voicemails appearing in consumers’ inboxes.
Providers that are not facilities-based will need to meet their robocall obligations by June 2022.
Small provider says cost and fast-moving deadlines making it hard to implement robocall regulations.
Hawaii official estimates that 10 million spoofed and robocalls go unreported.
The biggest risk is likely to come through enforcement actions by state attorneys general and civil litigation, says Marashlian.
Organizations say preponderance of illegal calls don't come from facilities-based providers.
The agency proposed rules for public comment on that would further restrict illegal use of numbering resources.
The FCC has voted to bring in an online portal to collect individual complaints about robocalls and ID spoofing.
The FCC voted to cut the time small providers had to become STIR/SHAKEN compliant by one year.