Discussion in 'privacy general' started by ronjor, May 6, 2018.
You can do this with apps like 'Should I Answer'.
Once again my fault. I'm being unclear.
Just asking which symbol * or # symbolizes wildcard numbers on Oreo 8.1 native callblocker.
They need to start making provisions for people to be able to sue such deliberate call vendors and sue the pants off them.
That will chop the feet right out from under those sneaks-scams. Or else rewrite the entire network of a region and lace tracers on the channels that can either systematically disconnect and/or at the same time trackback to the sources.
Scam Phone Message In Chinese Hits US Weather Service Intercom System
August 10, 2018
Microsoft is using blockchain to curb spam calls in India
Someone's got a crush on blockchain....it's Microsoft.
August 27, 2018
New Ofcom Rules "Could Help Tackle Vishing"
September 26, 2018
Telemarketer Philip Roesel has been fined again (one year ago)
Robocaller spoofed real numbers to avoid angry call-backs to his own phone
Robocallers hit with $120M in FCC fines for hiding behind spoofed numbers
September 27, 2018
Phone spampocalypse: fighting back in the age of unwanted calls
September 27, 2018
Here's how Apple, Google, and Microsoft can stop robocalls
Attorney Generals From 35 States Call on FCC To Stop Illegal Robocalls
October 10, 2018
letter (PDF): https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/refresh-robocall-record-reply-comment-of-35-state-ags.pdf
By the time you finish this article, 400K Americans were probably robocalled
FF12: Finally an end to robocalls?
I wonder if will reveal the "unknown" callers as well?
We can hope.
I recently get many calls. One of those was not terminated early enough, and the guy spole 3min long on my answer machine app thing. He was talking to a college. I don't understand their language, so I have to find someone to translate it. Could be interesting.
FCC demands companies take action to halt 'robocalls'
T-Mobile says it has blocked 1 billion spam calls, is ready for call authentication
November 8, 2018
U.S. Senate bill vows to get tough on robocalls, up penalties
How the fight against robocalls has become an escalating "arms race" against scammers
November 19, 2018
The FCC’s plan to fight spam texts could give phone companies more power over messaging
Consumer advocacy group opposes the move
November 20, 2018
The Story of Lenny, the Internet's Favorite Telemarketing Troll
"Why all the robocalls? Because it’s cheap
A consumer survey by D.C.-based B2B research firm Clutch found 52 percent reported receiving at least one robocall a day, and nearly 40 percent reported multiple robocalls a day.
The reasons for the proliferation of annoying automated solicitation is that technology has made it cheap, and, the sheer volume of consumers they reach make them effective.
“I can go to a website, upload an audio file, put in a range of phone numbers, use a prepaid debit card and annoy an entire city for $400 or $500,” said Alex Quilici, CEO of YouMail, a service for blocking robocalls...
“Robocalls are easy for scammers, and the dropping cost means that even if a robocall is only successful with one out of every 500 calls, that can still make financial sense,” said Riley Panko at Cutch...
Robocalls work, too.
In Clutch’s survey, 21 percent who’d answered a robocall admitted to either accidentally or intentionally giving their private information..."
FCC affirms that wireless carriers can block unwanted text messages
Truecaller: Spam calls jumped over 300% in 2018
December 18, 2018
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