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OPLIN 4Cast #640: Dispatches from the robocall war

Posted in 4cast, and Robocalls

A month ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai ordered phone companies to implement anti-robocall technologies or face regulatory action. Most carriers have responded by implementing STIR and SHAKEN, protocols which use digital certificates to verify that that the calling number is accurate and not “neighbor spoofing.” Here’s some news about carrier progress, as well an interesting story of how one robocalling kingpin was ultimately tracked down.

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