How to prevent pesky robocalls

Brenda Avadian is one of the 226 million Americans whose phone number is on the Federal Do Not Call Registry, an opt-in database of people tired of being harassed by unwanted, and usually automated, telemarketing calls, commonly known as robocalls. Read more “How to prevent pesky robocalls”

Government will announce crackdown on robocalls tomorrow — what took them so long?

These are hard times for “robocallers” — the companies with those annoying automated systems that call you at the exact time you sit down to dinner, with a prerecorded message. The Federal Communications Commission has proposed new rules limiting unwanted telephone solicitations. And the Federal Communications Commission tomorrow plans to announce a crackdown on companies making robocalls. (Update: Here’s the announcement. Details at the end of this post.)
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