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Six Top Tips for Consumers to Stop Illegal Robocalls

2019-01-04T17:32:45-05:00May 23, 2018|Categories: FAQ|

There is no full-proof method to stop unwanted robocalls, and real solutions require that the Federal Communications Commission use the laws effectively to regulate robocallers and require phone companies to authenticate all calls. Yet, the following tips can help consumers take some control. 1. File complaints with the Federal Communications Commission: Complaint data is the [...]

Credit Reports and Forced Arbitration: Will Congress Strip Americans of Their Day in Court?

2019-01-04T17:32:41-05:00September 19, 2017|Categories: FAQ|

September 2017 Print in PDF  Equifax was slow to alert the public to the data breach exposing the sensitive personal information of 143 million Americans. But the company was quick to protect itself by attempting to take away our day in court. Buried in the fine print of the website it set up to offer [...]

Consumer letter to the FCC re: robocalls to cell phones, June 8, 2015

2015-06-10T16:27:51-05:00June 10, 2015|Categories: FAQ|

On June 4, 2015, numerous representatives of national consumer and privacy groups had a meeting with Commissioner Rosenworcel, as well as several meetings with a variety of staff of the FCC. The meetings included Margot Saunders, an attorney with the National Consumer Law Center ("NCLC"), Ellen Taverna, Legislative Director for the National Association of Consumer [...]