Robocalls Are Out of Control, But That Could Change After June 30th


Americans have gotten over 22 billion robocalls since the beginning of the year, but there may be relief coming June 30th. That's the day the FFC expects all major phone companies to begin implementing a new tech called STIR/SHAKEN. STIR/SHAKEN requires that all calls going through any phone network have a legitimate carrier ID attached to them. If they don't have a legit ID on them, the phone carriers stop the robocall from ringing you up. This new tech that companies like AT&T must use should help cut down on robocalls but like FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr said, dealing with robocall scammers "ends up being a game of whack-a-mole. So the long-term solution is still difficult. We'll see how much progress we can make." Read more here https://www.cnet.com/news/robocalls-are-out-of-control-that-could-change-after-june-30/


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