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FCC Implements New Rules To Battle Influx Of Robocalls

May 20, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The Federal Communications Commission took action against illegal spam calls contacting American phone lines from overseas by adopting new protocols that mandates service and gateway providers take additional steps to verify the identity of calls they rout.

As part of the announced rule on Thursday, officials cited the statistic that 65 percent of the voice service providers deemed transmitting these spam calls were foreign-based or gateway carriers.

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