Tag: FCC

FCC bans AI-generated robocalls

The Federal Communications Commission unanimously ruled on Thursday that robocalls containing AI-generated vocal clones are illegal under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991.The telecommunications law passed over 30 years ago now encompasses some of today’s most advanced artificial intelligence programs. The February 8 decision, effective immediately, marks the FCC’s strongest escalation yet in its […]

The FCC is trying to crack down on those annoying spam texts

You might start seeing less of those annoying spam text messages asking you to call a mysterious number or click a link for a shopping deal, if a new proposal from the Federal Communications Commission gets approved. The FCC announced in a statement on Monday that acting chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and colleagues are proposing new […]