New Anti-Robocall Law Goes To President For Signatory Approval

via Kieren McCarthy – writing at El Regcomes a bit of good news on a Wednesday in the glorious Pacific Northwest: Congress – just this morning, mind you – has passed the esteemed body’s new Anti-Robocall Act monikered the TRACED Act, and along with the Senate’s passing of Senate Bill 151 (sponsored by Senator John Thune [R-SD]) it’s just like A Bill On Capital Hill

“The new law is likely to prove effective: it gives the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) the power to fine companies up to $20,000 per robocall, and it obliges phone companies to verify the legitimacy of calls at no cost.” – via the inimitable Kieren McCarthywriting at El Reg


*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/12/4/new-anti-robocall-law-goes-to-president-for-signatory-approval