FCC chairwoman: Fines alone aren't enough (Robocalls)

Michael Thomas mike at mtcc.com
Mon Oct 3 20:51:57 UTC 2022

On 10/3/22 1:34 PM, Sean Donelan wrote:
> 'Fines alone aren't enough:' FCC threatens to blacklist voice 
> providers for flouting robocall rules
> https://www.cyberscoop.com/fcc-robocall-fine-database-removal/
> [...]
> “This is a new era. If a provider doesn’t meet its obligations under 
> the law, it now faces expulsion from America’s phone networks. Fines 
> alone aren’t enough,” FCC chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said in a 
> statement accompanying the announcement. “Providers that don’t follow 
> our rules and make it easy to scam consumers will now face swift 
> consequences.”
> It’s the first such enforcement action by the agency to reduce the 
> growing problem of robocalls since call ID verification protocols 
> known as “STIR/SHAKEN” went fully into effect this summer.
> [...]

Why did we need to wait for STIR/SHAKEN to do this?


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