FCC adopts new rules in an effort to stop robocalls

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There may be an end in sight to those annoying robocalls.

Today, Thursday, November 16, the FCC adopted new rules that give phone companies more authority to block questionable calls from ever reaching customers, specifically robocalls that spoof caller ID information.

The FCC says they receive more than 200,000 complaints each year concerning robocalls.


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