Robocalls All The Rage: An FTC Summit

Robocalls Alls the Rage: An FTC Summit, October 18, 2012

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Event Description

The Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day public event to develop solutions to the rapid rise in illegal robocalls.

The Summit included a report on the current state of the robocall technology and the industry, along with a discussion of the laws surrounding the use of robocalls. This was followed by an exploration of potential technological solutions to the problem of illegal robocalls, including panels on caller-ID spoofing and call authentication technology, data mining and anomaly detection, and call-blocking technology.

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