Tag Archives: Robocalls

FCC Joins Industry to Eliminate Illegal Robocalls; Releases NPRM to Remove Regulatory Roadblocks

Your phone rings. You look down at your phone, which reads “IRS.” You answer. “Hello?” There’s a pause. Then, in an automated tone, you hear this: “This call is to inform you that the IRS is filing a lawsuit against you. To get more information about this case file, please call immediately on our department … Continue Reading

FCC Bars Non-Emergency Robocalls to PSAP Numbers

The FCC has established a new and separate "do-not-call" registry designed specifically to protect 911 emergency services from non-emergency calls. Anyone using autodialing technology -- including political organizations and non-profit groups -- will have to take steps to avoid making such calls or face stiff penalties.… Continue Reading

Calendar Update

Comment/reply comment deadlines have been set in the "robocall" proceeding in which the FCC is looking to clamp down on unsolicited automatic calls.… Continue Reading