Consumer Reports Tests Robocall-Blocking DevicesRobocalls are a nuisance. Even the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has said, “Telephone companies can and in fact should offer consumers robocall-blocking tools.”
New Programs Helping To Stop Unwanted Telemarketers, RobocallsMillions of people are on the national “Do Not Call” registry. But many still receive unwanted phone calls from telemarketers and computerized robocalls.
Corbett Says Pension Crisis And Property Taxes Are Key Campaign Issue Gov. Tom Corbett is using the resources of his office and his campaign to press for legislation to curb future public pension costs by paring back benefits.
FTC Wants Your Help To Stop RobocallsThe Federal Trade Commission wants your help to stop harassing robocalls to cell phones and landlines.
FTC Offers $50,000 For Technology To Stop Robo-CallsCommercial robo-calls - almost all of them scams - are illegal without your written permission, but they are proliferating rapidly, say Federal Trade Commission officials. The challenge is to find new technology to beat these scam artists, says Carnegie Mellon professor Raj Rajkumar.