Are you annoyed at all the scam calls coming to your mobile phone? If so, here’s some good news. The so-called TRACED Act, which was signed into law at the end of December 2019, should make it easier for you to identify robocalls so that you can avoid answering them. The legislation requires telecom carriers to implement, at no extra charge, a number-authentication system to help consumers identify who’s calling. It also increases penalties for robocallers who flout the law.
For more information:
- Read an article from Consumer Reports.
- Learn from the Federal Communications Commission how to stop unwanted robocalls and texts.
This blog is edited from an SMP Resource Center article.
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