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June 6, 2019

Is there finally more help in the fight against robocalls?

  • The FCC is expected to approve rules today that could make call-blocking widespread.
  • By TALI ARBEL
    AP Technology Writer

    NEW YORK — New tools are coming to fight robocalls, but don't expect unwanted calls to disappear.

    Political gridlock could derail bills aimed at beefing up enforcement and forcing phone companies to do more. The companies have been slow to act against such automated calls on their own. And even if companies do implement better technology, scammers and telemarketers will somehow get through in this never-ending arms race.


     
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