Table of Contents - August 22, 2019
State AGs Unveil Robocall Pact, Vow to Hold Carriers Responsible
The attorneys general of all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 12 major voice service providers have signed onto a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that calls for the service providers to cooperate in identifying and blocking illegal or fraudulent robocalls and providing information to enable AGs to take enforcement action against the robocallers.
The MOU lays out eight principles that the signatory voice service providers are expected to adhere to, including implementing the STIR/SHAKEN call authentication technology that the FCC has proposed to mandate if the industry doesn't implement it on its own by year-end (TR Daily, June 6).
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