State Attorneys Urge FCC to Combat Neighborhood Spoofing

Credit: Tero Vesalainen

(From BigLawBusiness.com)

Attorneys general from 35 states are urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow telephone companies to block illegally manipulated calls that appear to come from consumers’ neighborhoods.

The rule change could help reduce “spoofed” calls from numbers with the same area code as the consumer, or even calls from the consumer’s own number.

Click here for the article.