Time Warner Cable Customers: Have You Signed Up for Nomorobo Yet?!

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Here at the End Robocalls campaign, we’re still rejoicing that Time Warner Cable has woken up to the huge consumer movement demanding better solutions to stop robocalls. In a major victory for consumers, TWC announced that customers can go to their VoiceZone account (where they manage features) and add Nomorobo with just one click – […]

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Weekly Stories from You:  Sarah Explains Why She Wants to End Robocalls

Christina Tetreault
Staff Attorney

Friday, January 29th, 2016

End Robocalls is movement of more than half a million consumers. All have stories about why they want to see an end to robocalls. This week, Sarah from Arizona shares hers with us: When I retired from my career three years ago, I didn’t dream I’d put myself at the mercy of daily robo-calls. They […]

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UPDATED: How Can You Tell if You Have VoIP Home Phone Service?

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Monday, January 25th, 2016

In the past year that we’ve been working on our End Robocalls campaign, we’ve learned that consumers typically have a lot more options for robocall-blocking services if they have a modern, Internet-based phone line, called “VoIP” (for Voice over Internet Protocol). For example, only consumers with VoIP service can sign up for Nomorobo, the call-blocking […]

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Big news: Movement Towards Ending Robocalls!

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Monday, January 25th, 2016

First of all, we are moving this campaign forward! This meeting would not have taken place if it were not for the hundreds of thousands of us that have come together to create the EndRobocalls.org campaign. After a year of all of us sharing the petition, telling our personal stories, and creating media buzz this is a big […]

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Akron Beacon-Journal Quotes End Robocalls on TWC Partnership with Nomorobo

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Monday, January 25th, 2016

More media outlets are taking note of Time Warner Cable’s great decision to offer robocall-blocker Nomorobo for free, right to its 6 million voice customers. Betty Lin-Fisher, consumer columnist for the Akron Beacon-Journal, covered the story this weekend and gave a big mention to your End Robocalls campaign. Lin-Fisher took a deep dive into the […]

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Big Announcement: Companies to meet with EndRobocalls.org Campaign

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

When we launched the EndRobocalls.org campaign a year ago the first thing we did was write to AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink (the three biggest holders of landlines). We asked them to provide people with free effective tools to stop robocalls and sit down with us to discuss possible timelines and solutions. They didn’t have much interest in meeting […]

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Weekly Stories from You: Robocalls Could Affect Your Emergency Care

Christina Tetreault
Staff Attorney

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

For those who do not spend much time around a phone, robocalls can be viewed as simply a nuisance, but for those who must keep their phone on at all times, they are truly a nightmare. These uninvited calls weasel their way into homes of millions of Americans and perturb families who are eating, working, […]

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Time Warner Cable Rolls Out Nomorobo to its Customers!

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Exciting news for consumers desperate for relief from robocalls: Time Warner Cable is now offering the call-blocking service Nomorobo directly to its six million voice customers! We’re particularly impressed with TWC’s news because top phone companies, including AT&T, Verizon, and CenturyLink, have been reluctant to integrate advanced robocall-blocking tools like Nomorobo into their suite of […]

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IRS Scammers Claim Another Victim

Christina Tetreault
Staff Attorney

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

A 30 year-old woman sent thousands to robocallers who claimed to be from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Boston.com reports. The scammers threatened to sue the victim and throw her in jail if she didn’t pay back taxes they claimed she owed. According to the report, the scammers even sent a cab to pick up […]

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Weekly Stories from You: Falling for Robocalls

Christina Tetreault
Staff Attorney

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Robocalls create all kinds of distractions, interrupting our dinners, our sleep and our peace of mind. For some families, unwanted, unwelcome calls are also a threat to their physical well-being. This week we feature two stories from folks who have literally fallen for robocalls: Barbara: I sometimes work unusual hours and these calls awaken me. […]

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