Robocalls 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.”
Millions of people are on the national “Do Not Call” registry. But many still receive unwanted phone calls from telemarketers and computerized robocalls.
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.
The Federal Trade Commission wants your help to stop harassing robocalls to cell phones and landlines.
Commercial 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.