Since I started this thread, I have received only 3 or 4 robocalls. I do not know if my double-button push I talked about is having anything to do with this robocall relief or if it is what looks like a new measures that the U.S Govt. is working on.
Maybe relief for us all is in sight. I am assuming that The Feds are not going to let the phone companies start using blocking technology as a new revenue stream.
" It marks the latest effort by regulators to battle back the tide of unwanted and illegal calls from telemarketers and scammers.
Some of those targeted by the action were a major source of robocalls. Derek Jason Bartoli, a Florida man who allegedly developed, sold and used a form of software that allows millions of calls to be placed in quick succession, was responsible for 57 million calls to US phone numbers over six months in 2017, according to a federal complaint.
"By putting people like Derek Bartoli out of business, we are able to deprive the robocallers of the important tools of their trade," said Andrew Smith, director of the FTC's bureau of consumer protection, in a press conference Tuesday.