AT&T Asks FCC To Make Jewish Center Call Traces Permanent

Law360, New York (March 20, 2017, 3:30 PM EDT) -- AT&T pushed the Federal Communications Commission on Friday to make permanent a temporary waiver that allows Jewish community centers to get increased access to blocked phone numbers when facing bomb threats.

The commission should also consider steps to combat spoofing, a term for a procedure that masks dialers' identities by displaying phone numbers assigned to innocent third parties, AT&T Services Inc. told the FCC in a filing made in response to the agency’s request for public comments on the matter.

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