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FCC Committee Meets About Unwanted “Robo” Calls; Makes More Recommendations

Sep 19, 2017 Inside ARM

September 19, 2017

Yesterday the Consumer Advisory Committee of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) met to discuss, among other things, “Unwanted Call Blocking.”

First, a little background

In March of this year the Robocalls Working Group developed a set of recommendations that were made available in a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and Notice of Inquiry (NOI). The goal of the rulemaking activity was to facilitate voice service providers’ blocking of illegal robocalls…