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In late March 2017, the FCC adopted a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) and a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to begin the process around blocking illegal robocalls by service providers, asking for feedback on emerging protocols, STIR and SHAKEN, as well as other options for blocking illegal robocalls...

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Recently, the Dish Network has experienced two judgements against it for violating the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Protection Act). As a reminder, the TCPA places restrictions on telemarketing calls, text messages, autodialed calls, faxes, etc and requires companies to maintain a do not call list of...

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The FCC under the current administration, led by Chairman Ajit Pai, seems determined to reverse net neutrality. Net neutrality and its underlying provisions in the Open Internet Order of 2015 ensure that a handful of companies cannot influence what you search for and see online.

Recently, the fo...

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TransNexus has written extensively about the scourge of robocalls and fraud in the telecom network. Americans are reminded daily about the illegal, spoofed robocalls that are afflicting all of us. Many of the illegal calls use caller ID spoofing, which occurs when the originator of the call manip...

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The FCC recently asked for public comment around the advanced methods (STIR and SHAKEN) to eliminate robocalls. In response, 30 state attorneys general commented to show their support for the methods as well as the push by the FCC to actively address robocalls.

In their document on the FCC webs...

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