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

Jawaid Bazyar jbazyar at verobroadband.com
Mon Oct 3 20:54:26 UTC 2022

Because it's illegal for common carriers to block traffic otherwise.

On 10/3/22, 2:53 PM, "NANOG on behalf of Michael Thomas" <nanog-bounces+jbazyar=verobroadband.com at nanog.org on behalf of mike at mtcc.com> wrote:

    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?


More information about the NANOG mailing list