FTC Files Suit Against XCast Labs for Illegal Robocall Network

Orchestrated telemarketing campaigns even impersonate government entities. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), supported by the Department of Justice, has filed a lawsuit to stop the operations of XCast…

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FTC Takes Steps to Curb Foreign-Based Robocalls

“Project Point of No Entry” addresses internet service providers. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a new effort, called Project Point of No Entry, to stop illegal spam…

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FCC Considers Requiring Caller ID for Landlines

Robocalls are difficult to prevent without caller ID. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently published a Notice of Inquiry, seeking public comment on how best to verify caller…

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FCC Proposes Shortened Deadline for Caller ID Rule

Commission seeks comment on moving up caller ID authentication for small providers. The Federal Communications Commission recently proposed shortening the caller ID authentication compliance deadline for smaller providers…

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Supreme Court Sides With Facebook on Text Messaging

Certain messages do not violate the federal robocall ban. On Thursday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of Facebook in a lawsuit over unwanted text notifications it…

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