FCC Approves New Rules to Block Robocalls
Nov 17, 2017 • Consumer Report
November 17, 2017
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Nov. 16 to allow telephone carriers to block robocalls that appear to be fraudulent—a particularly annoying and costly problem that has mushroomed in recent years.
The ruling specifically targets calls that use so-called caller ID spoofing, which allows robocallers to manipulate information that shows up on caller ID to trick you into answering your phone…