Senators want to give FTC more authority to combat illegal robocalls


November 29, 2018

Lawmakers are continuing their push to end robocalls.

On Wednesday, Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota introduced the REAL PEACE Act, which would expand the Federal Trade Commission's authority to crack down on telecom companies that facilitate illegal robocalls. (In case you're wondering, the witty acronym stands for "Robocall Elimination At Last Protecting Every American Consumer's Ears.")…

 
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