FCC to get tougher on robocalls

By Mike Snider, USA TODAY

You should soon be getting fewer of those annoying “robocalls” at home.

The Federal Communications Commission today is set to approve tougher rules giving consumers additional protection against unwanted autodialed or prerecorded calls to home phone lines. “We have gotten thousands of complaints,” says FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski. “Consumers were still getting robocalls they don’t want and shouldn’t get.”

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