US SenateTRACED bill aims to end non-stop robocalls

16 November 2018
The new fine would raise to $10,000 per call and would call upon carriers to introduce "call authentication".

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  • Hmm

Macbeth, 17 Nov 2018There's a chance that might not last foreverWe had this before we joined the new world order, so was your point!

Well here in Slovakia we havent much of theses.
But often a carriers i mean their staff is calling and promoting new things and trying to subdue you to switch your carrier to their one.
I really hate that.
Using O2 fior like 10 years.
Before had Orange and was a very disapointed customer because of a very high bills compared to low number of calls and sms.
Now paying 30 euros a month but i have unlimited everything even data.

lvm, 17 Nov 2018Buddy, can you read? Stock google phone app in my phone blocks s... moreHow did I know that you would not even do a Google search for this feature. As I suggested, search for call screening on pixel 3 and pixel 2. You would learn something new and you are welcome!

  • Anonymous

Macbeth, 17 Nov 2018But is it really?May have a chance to get something going if their are not leashed to a female political figure in Berlin.

You can bet this will work about as well as any other attempt to knock down spam calls.
Everyone I talk to is in my address book. If a call comes in, that isn't on that list, I just let it roll over to voicemail. If the caller doesn't leave a message, I just add it to my block list. ESPECIALLY numbers that start with my area code & prefix.
I use Truecaller to help identify/block. Now, some are resorting to "hey Phil, let's meet up bla bla bla" text messages that have to be blocked as well.

  • Anonymous

Most of came from call center company who own by American

Anonymous, 17 Nov 2018Yeah, free NHS and dat. Benefits and dat.There's a chance that might not last forever

  • Jammer

Robocall Hater, 17 Nov 2018This is true and most of this callers are from Phillipines selli... moreIts true!

  • lvm

Roy-86, 17 Nov 2018Call screeing is only available to Pixel 3 and Pixel 2 ATM. I e... moreBuddy, can you read? Stock google phone app in my phone blocks spam calls - and quite successfully too. My phone is not a pixel.

  • Anonymous

Macbeth, 17 Nov 2018But is it really?Yeah, free NHS and dat. Benefits and dat.

  • Jonathan Collier

My nan was scammed once.

Anonymous, 17 Nov 2018UK law is better than EU lawBut is it really?

  • Anonymous

Duck of death, 17 Nov 2018Stronger privacy laws makes random telemarketing and robocalls r... moreUK law is better than EU law

  • Robocall Hater

This is true and most of this callers are from Phillipines selling Solar Panels , Home security System or Dietary Supplement. Its like a scam thingy.

lvm, 17 Nov 2018Spam call screening is not limited to pixels, I believe it is a ... moreCall screeing is only available to Pixel 3 and Pixel 2 ATM.
I encourage you to do a Google search on this to learn about the feature before arguing back.

P. S. Pixel 2 xl and Note 8 user.

Anonymous, 17 Nov 2018Useless bill. The majority of robocalls are done internationall... moreThat's true, without the carriers to help in a way. It is pointless bill indeed.

I mean there's already a Do Not Call things from the government with webpage and shit like that and telling people to go there and sign up for the Do Not Call ( which is I did). And I still get calls from all kind of telemarketing companies ( and then there's also the scam call from other countries that somehow shows a 1800 number).

  • Christian

The country which is the biggest eardopping/spying/tracking vilain in the world.... had a problems with robocalls in itself!?
Oh the irony to behold!

Anonymous, 17 Nov 2018Robo calls? How come they ain't popular in the uk?Stronger privacy laws makes random telemarketing and robocalls really hard to get away with. But, you're soon out of the EU so you'll probably soon get those lovely robo spam calls... :)

  • lvm

Spam call screening is not limited to pixels, I believe it is a feature of stock dialler in a reasonably modern android. At least, I have it on my cat S61 with 8.1

Also, spammers don't make their calls just to annoy people. It is business and it brings them profit because some people buy from them and as long as these morons exist spam will be an issue.

  • Anonymous

Useless bill. The majority of robocalls are done internationally with call spoofing. You have to get US carriers involved in whitelisting known, registered, legitimate callers.