FCC Urged To Limit Telecoms' Safe Harbor For Blocked Calls

Law360 (August 26, 2019, 10:22 PM EDT) -- Two companies and a trade group have urged telecom regulators to move slowly on a safe harbor provision protecting telephone providers that inadvertently block legitimate mass calls, while the wireless industry association has protested that the current safe harbor is too narrow to stem the flood of spam.

The arguments came in reply comments posted Monday following the Federal Communications Commission's June decision to let providers implement automated call-blocking technology by default. Wireless trade group CTIA submitted reply comments along with Sirius XM Radio Inc., the Credit Union National Association and prison phone call provider Securus Technologies Inc.

The FCC voted to let phone...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!