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2019-08-06 -Land of the Free
FCC bans robocalls, texts
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Posted by Fred 2019-08-06 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6467 views ]  Top

#1 'Bout time. Lets hope this take effect as I get way too many spam calls and texts. My job require me to respond to calls and texts and often enough they are from unknown numbers.
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2019-08-06 06:10||   2019-08-06 06:10|| Front Page Top

#2 I have modified my phone to where It goes into DO NOT DISTURB quite often, because of these PECKERWOODS!
Posted by ranture 2019-08-06 10:20||   2019-08-06 10:20|| Front Page Top

#3 Yes, I'm sure there are some "marketing" lobbies that, like the chamber of communism and the bidness roundtable, just have to say how high their bought and paid for congresscreatures must jump and it will be bidness as usual.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-06 12:13||   2019-08-06 12:13|| Front Page Top

#4 The new rules in effect neutralize loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing domestic calls

Yah, that was really effective....
Posted by Mercutio 2019-08-06 13:42||   2019-08-06 13:42|| Front Page Top

#5 Anybody interested in a time-share pad in the Dominican Republic?
Posted by DooDahMan 2019-08-06 15:00||   2019-08-06 15:00|| Front Page Top

#6 I've had 5 robo-calls TODAY. So obviously, working as intended /s
Posted by Charles 2019-08-06 17:01||   2019-08-06 17:01|| Front Page Top

#7 No doubt news of the new edict will take a little time to filter down to those at the dialing end of things.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-08-06 18:55||   2019-08-06 18:55|| Front Page Top

#8 Seems like the real solution would be technical - allowing carriers to block calls that cannot authenticate their origin (spoofed called ID).
Posted by Iblis 2019-08-06 21:31||   2019-08-06 21:31|| Front Page Top

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