FCC Chairman Ajit Pai explains an FCC ruling that makes clear that voice service providers may aggressively block unwanted robocalls before they reach consumers. This blocking must be based on reasonable call analytics. Customers must have the option to opt-out of this blocking. This should increase adoption of blocking tools and reduce the number of robocalls received by consumers.
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