'caller ID spoofing' Posts
FTC Warns VoIP Providers About Assisting Robocallers
The Federal Trade Commission announced its staff had sent letters to 19 VoIP service providers warning them that “assisting and facilitating” illegal telemarketing or robocalling is against the law. The letters stress that combatting illegal telemarketing is a top priority of the Commission, with a special emphasis on stopping illegal robocalls. Read More
Topics: Cable TV Notification Rules, caller ID spoofing, FCC Spoofing Fine, FTC on robocallers, VoIP Providers Assisting Robocallers?
Is Opportunity Knocking?
Chairman Pai’s theme for the August 1, 2019 meeting is “When Opportunity Knocks” and draws from various movie and television sequels in the pop culture landscape. The focus this month will be on several items intended to close the digital divide. The “tentpole” of this effort is a proposal to adopt the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund intended to connect millions more rural homes and small businesses to high-speed broadband networks. The FCC wants to build on the success of the Connect America Fund Phase II reverse auction. Another item will focus on updating the way Form 477 data is collected through the Digital Opportunity Data Collection, an all-new approach to mapping that will collect granular broadband availability maps from service providers using shapefiles. Read More
Topics: #CheckingIn@TheFCC, caller ID spoofing, FCC August Open Meeting, FCC CAF Phase II, high-cost universal service support, Kari’s Law/RAY BAUM’S Act, MLTS Calls to 911, reporting on Form 477, Sunsetting the Form 477
Today: Louisiana Enacts Amended Caller ID Spoofing Bill, FCC 8YY Access Changes, FCC Slamming and Cramming Rules, FCC Toll-free Texting Read More
Topics: 8YY Access Charges, bill-and-keep, caller ID spoofing, FCC Slamming and Cramming Rules, fraudulent use of toll-free numbers, Louisiana Caller ID Spoofing Bill, robocalling, toll-free Service Management System, Toll-free Texting
Today: US House on Facebook Data Sharing, FCC Proceeding Regarding USF Recipients and the Purchase of Certain Equipment/Services, FTC Robocalling Lawsuits Read More
Topics: caller ID spoofing, Facebook Data Sharing, FCC USF Proceeding, FTC Robocall Crackdown, National Security, TelWeb, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, US House on Facebook
Today: US House Hearing on Robocalling, Spoofing, and Scams, FCC Agenda for April Open Meeting Read More
Topics: Business Data Services, cable channel lineup requirements, caller ID spoofing, FCC April Open Meeting, Inteserra Spring 2018 Telecom Regulatory Seminar, Licensing Procedures for Small Satellites, Protecting National Security, rate-of-return carriers, robocalling, Spectrum Frontiers Auctions, spoofing, Subcommittee on Digital Commerce