New Rules Proposed by FCC Chair to Fight Scam Robotexts

New Rules Proposed by FCC Chair to Fight Scam Robotexts

The chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Jessica Rosenworcel, has announced new rules aimed at combating the growing problem of text message scams. If the agency’s commissioners approve the proposed rules at a meeting in March, providers will be required to block robotexts that are “highly likely to be illegal,” Rosenworcel said in a statement.