We've all been there by now: Phone numbers similar to your own call you multiple times a day, only to reveal themselves as scam operations. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) knows that rampant robocalls are a problem in this country and made a proposal this week that could help out.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai proposed a new rule that, if adopted, would encourage phone carriers to turn anti-robocall technology on by default. Carriers like Verizon have anti-robocall tools for subscribers, but they're usually optional and need to be turned on. If they were on by default, more people would naturally benefit from them. Read more...More about Verizon, Fcc, Sprint, Ajit Pai, and Robocalls
from Mashable https://mashable.com/article/fcc-plan-to-stop-robocalls/