FTC slaps four major robocalling operations with bans and fines in fight against spam

While Verizon and AT&T have both recently pledged to finally take action against various types of spam calls, borrowing a page from T-Mobile’s playbook, the somewhat scattered efforts of individual carriers to keep this rising plague in check are unlikely to ever make a real impact without the FCC and FTC’s regulatory help. 

Thankfully, the Federal Trade Commission has just announced the latest step in its own fight against large robocalling “operations”, effectively shutting down four such illegal enterprises estimated to have been responsible for “bombarding consumers …

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