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FCC Gives Wireless Carriers OK To Block Robocalls

  • Cnet, Sunday, June 9, 2019 7:45 PM
The Federal Communications Commission is OK with giving carriers like Verizon and T-Mobile greater power to  "aggressively block" unwanted robocalls.   Companies will also allow consumers to block calls from unknown numbers themselves. The bill has passed the Senate and is headed to the House, where it has bipartisan support. Wireless carriers have applauded the proposal, but some companies say that the FCC's policy may be too broad, allowing carriers to block robocalls from legitimate sources by default.

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