Tag: robocall

FCC Chairman Gives Industry SHAKEN/STIR Solution “License to Kill” Spoofed Robocalls

In a Press Release earlier this week, FCC Chaiman Pai gave his blessing to a report of the North American Numbering Council on “SHAKEN/STIR”, an industry-developed set of protocols and operational procedures for the cryptographic signing of telephone calls, designed to authenticate telephone calls and mitigate Caller ID spoofing and illegal robocalling.   Basically, SHAKEN/STIR is intended to eliminate the use of illegitimate spoofed numbers from the telephone system by establishing a trust-based system for authenticating legitimate ones.

FCC OKs Certain Informational Calling and Texts by Schools and Utilities to Wireless Phones under TCPA

By: Douglas Bonner, Rebecca Jacobs, and Marty Stern The FCC recently released a Declaratory Ruling with new clarifications for schools and utilities on autodialed calls and texts and pre-recorded/artificial voice calling under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) for informational messages. The ruling confirms that it is not a violation […]