1. FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default  Engadget
  2. Ajit Pai proposes new rule that would allow carriers to block robocalls  The Verge
  3. FCC to consider allowing carriers to block robocalls by default | TheHill  The Hill
  4. FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls  Reuters
  5. FCC to propose rules allowing automatic robocall blocking  CNN
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been fighting robocalls for years, but as anyone with a cell phone can tell you, they're still getting through....The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been fighting robocalls for years, but as anyone with a cell phone can tell you, they're still getting through....

FCC proposes blocking robocalls by default

The new rule would require carriers, like AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile, to automatically register their customers for call-blocking technology. As of right now, customers have to opt-in on their own. FCC commissioners are expected to vote on the measure at their June 6th meeting."The American people are fed up with illegal robocalls."

Ajit Pai proposes new rule that would allow carriers to block robocalls - The Verge

U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed allowing phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default in a bid to reduce the flood of unwanted calls.U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday prop...

FCC ready to let phone companies use tools to block robocalls - Reuters

The plan pitched by Ajit Pai would let everyone block unwanted calls by default.The plan pitched by Ajit Pai would let everyone block unwanted calls by default.

FCC proposal to fight robocalls gives carriers, and you, more power - CNET

“ROBOCALLS NO MORE: @AjitPaiFCC rolls out default robocall blocking for consumers. Pai says this will significantly cut down on scam/robocalls. FCC rolling out "white list" option - only get calls from your contact list - good option for grandma and grandpa! @foxbusiness @foxnews”

Hillary Vaughn on Twitter: "ROBOCALLS NO MORE: @AjitPaiFCC rolls out default robocall blocking for consumers. Pai says this will significantly cut down on scam/robocalls. FCC rolling out "white list" option - only get calls from your contact list - good option for grandma and grandpa! @foxbusiness @foxnews"

“WATCH: $4.5B in broadband subsidies have been on hold since I successfully challenged the @FCC’s broadband maps last year. I asked @AjitPaiFCC why this critical funding has still not been released & asked for better communication from the FCC, because all WVians deserve answers. https://t.co/DmvfXp2XYA”

Senator Joe Manchin on Twitter: "WATCH: $4.5B in broadband subsidies have been on hold since I successfully challenged the @FCC’s broadband maps last year. I asked @AjitPaiFCC why this critical funding has still not been released & asked for better communication from the FCC, because all WVians deserve answers.… https://t.co/nhaG16d8zU"

“FCC Chairman @AjitPaiFCC says the next CSRIC advisory group will have a working group dedicated to 5G security, which he had directed in advance of today's House @EnergyCommerce letter requesting that type of attention”

John Hendel on Twitter: "FCC Chairman @AjitPaiFCC says the next CSRIC advisory group will have a working group dedicated to 5G security, which he had directed in advance of today's House @EnergyCommerce letter requesting that type of attention"

“As @COAttnyGeneral, one of my top priorities is protecting consumers, and that means fighting #robocalls. Today, working with 42 AGs, I filed comments @FCC today, making points I discussed earlier with @AjitPaiFCC. Here's the letter and a thread on point. https://t.co/Ps40gfLysb”

Phil Weiser on Twitter: "As @COAttnyGeneral, one of my top priorities is protecting consumers, and that means fighting #robocalls. Today, working with 42 AGs, I filed comments @FCC today, making points I discussed earlier with @AjitPaiFCC. Here's the letter and a thread on point. https://t.co/Ps40gfLysb"

The ruling will be adopted by June 6, assuming it passes a vote.The ruling will be adopted by June 6, assuming it passes a vote.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote next month on a proposal to let phone carriers block certain calls by default in an effort to crack down on unwanted robocalls, the agency announced Wednesday.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote next month on a proposal to let phone carriers block certain calls by default in an effort to crack down on unwanted robocalls, the agency

FCC to consider allowing carriers to block robocalls by default | TheHill

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote next month on a proposal to let phone carriers block certain calls by default in an effort to crack down on unwanted robocalls, the agency announced Wednesday.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote next month on a proposal to let phone carriers block certain calls by default in an effort to crack down on unwanted robocalls, the agency

FCC to consider allowing carriers to block robocalls by default | TheHill

Ajit Pai, Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission, wants to allow mobile phone companies to block robocalls by default, in...Ajit Pai, Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission, wants to allow mobile phone companies to block robocalls by default, in...

FCC Proposes 'New Powers' for Mobile Carriers in Effort to Combat Robocalls - MacRumors

The current FCC commissioners’ stances haven’t always made them the most popular with consumers (see: net neutrality), but new, stricter robocall rules could help them win over some fans. Ajit Pai this morning proposed new rules that would let mobile carriers block the unwanted calls by default. The Chairman explained that current rules have left […]The current FCC commissioners’ stances haven’t always made them the most popular with consumers (see: net neutrality), but new, stricter robocall rules could help them win over some fans. Ajit Pai this morning proposed new rules that would let mobile carriers block the unwanted calls by default. The Chairman explained that current rules have left […]

New FCC proposal would make it easier for carriers to block robocalls – TechCrunch

Under the proposal, consumers would need to opt-out of the service.Under the proposal, consumers would need to opt-out of the service.

U. S. regulators are proposing new tools to counter the unrelenting waves of robocalls received each year in America. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to allow to carriers block spam calls by default.U. S. regulators are proposing new tools to counter the unrelenting waves of robocalls received each year in America. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on whether to allow to carriers block spam calls by default.

US seeks new tools to counter unrelenting wave of robocalls | KOMO

Regulators are proposing new tools to counter the unrelenting waves of robocalls received each year in AmericaRegulators are proposing new tools to counter the unrelenting waves of robocalls received each year in America

U.S. seeks new tools to counter unrelenting wave of robocalls

To fight the rapid rise of robocalls, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed new rules Wednesday that would let phone companies block unwanted calls without consumers needing to sign up for the service.To fight the rapid rise of robocalls, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai proposed new rules Wednesday that would let phone companies block unwanted calls without consumers needing to sign up for the service.

To combat scam robocall calls, FCC chairman wants to let phone carriers block robocalls by default

Despite endless government initiatives and countless promises from the telecom sector, our national robocall hell continues. Robocalls...

Pai FCC 'Solution' To Nation's Great Robocall Apocalypse? More Meetings | Techdirt