FTC and FCC to Host Joint Policy Forum on Illegal Robocalls

Will discuss regulatory action and technological solutions to protect consumers and empower service providers to combat illegal robocalls and spoofing

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The Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will host a joint policy forum this Friday aimed at furthering the fight against illegal robocalls and caller ID spoofing.

The Forum will discuss past, current, and potential future action to protect consumers and empower service providers to block illegal robocalls. Remarks will be delivered by Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen (by video); FCC Chairman Ajit Pai; FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Brendan Carr; and FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny. Speakers from the technology, consumer advocacy, and regulatory communities, among others, will join the conversation on ways to win the fight against illegal robocalls.

The event agenda is available on the FTC’s website.The event is free and open to the public. Members of the media are welcome to attend.

WHAT:FTC, FCC Policy Forum on Illegal Robocalls
WHEN:Friday, March 23, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET
WHERE:Federal Communications Commission
445 12th St., SW, Washington, DC
MEDIA CONTACTS:Mitchell J. Katz, FTC Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2161

Will Wiquist, FCC Office of Media Relations
202-418-0509
LIVESTREAM:http://www.fcc.gov/live