Anti-spam robocall bill stamped by the House, moves the onus to carriers

The Stopping Bad Robocalls Act (yep, that’s the name), was approved by the Energy and Commerce Committee last week with a full majority, and has now passed the House with a 429-3 vote. 

The rare unanimous and bipartisan effort shows just how bad the problem has become. Robocalls mushroomed from a simple annoyance to outright stalking in the last few years, what with AI and automation.
The Bad Robocalls Act gives the Federal Communication Commission wide authority to crack down on illegal calling, on one hand, and on the other, it requires …

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