FCC Commissioner Worries that Consumers Don’t Get Enough Robocalls

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Our campaign at EndRobocalls.org has been so successful, people like you are starting to rub some powerful robocall supporters the wrong way! On Wednesday, April 1, FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly spoke before the Association of National Advertisers – and O’Rielly actually worried that that laws protecting consumers from robocalls were too far-reaching. Commissioner O’Rielly denounced consumer […]

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190,000 Consumers to FCC: No robocalls to cell phones!

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Monday, March 30th, 2015

We asked you to fight back against robocalls to cell phones and Holy Moly you responded! The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been under a barrage from the banking industry to loosen rules that prohibit robocalls to our cell phones. In just a few short weeks 130,000 consumers signed on to our petition to the  FCC. Our […]

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Consumers Union in Dallas to #EndRobocalls!

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Some of the best and brightest technological minds gathered in Dallas last week to work on long-term solutions to robocalls, and Consumers Union took your voices inside to remind these engineers just how many Americans need their help. We circled the Internet Engineering Task Force meeting with a mobile billboard featuring notorious robocaller ‘Rachel from Cardholder Services’ […]

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Stop Robocalls Action In Dallas Creates Media Buzz

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Friday, March 27th, 2015

When we sent our policy folks to Dallas for the IETF Conference we weren’t sure what to expect. The conference is a gathering of engineers who are working to “fix the internet”- which includes a piece of the robocall puzzle. We wanted to make sure our “End Robocalls” message got through. So, we bought this giant mobile […]

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Stop Robocalls Action- Dallas, TX

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Ever hear of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)? Until recently, me either. It is a gathering of engineers from all over the world whose mission is to “make the internet work better”. One of the big topics they are tackling this year is how to end robocalls on VOIP or Voice Over Internet Protocol. This is the future of […]

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Here Is What We Told 25 AGs and regulators: Stop Robocalls!

Christina Tetreault
Staff Attorney

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Your demands to the top phone companies to stop robocalls is creating a real buzz among top regulators! We just got off the phone with representatives of about 25 state attorneys general and a host of federal government agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Department of Justice […]

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Yet Another Reason To Stop Robocalls: IRS Tax Scams

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Christina Tetreault
Staff Attorney

Friday, March 13th, 2015

ConsumerReports.org put up useful tips and warnings about the latest scam being perpetrated by robocallers.  Here is the scam being run: “Scammers “spoof” caller ID numbers to make it look as though they’re calling from an IRS office. They use fake names and bogus IRS badge numbers; sometimes they say they represent the IRS Criminal Investigation and […]

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Why aren’t phone companies developing anti-robocall technologies?

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Monday, March 9th, 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is really stepping up to the plate to stop robocallers. The agency has just announced TWO new contests to discover robocall-blocking tools. These tools could put a stop to shady robocall scammers and endless telemarketing pitches for good! We’re impressed with the FTC’s initiative on robocalls. At the same time, we […]

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Don’t allow banks to weaken cell phone robocalls rules!

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

We’re grateful for your overwhelming support for our #EndRobocalls campaign. Now, we want to harness your energy to deliver a strong message to the federal government: we don’t want robocalls on our cell phones! Most companies love robocalls, because it’s an inexpensive way to deliver a sales message to you. Even though it’s absolutely prohibited, […]

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Our fastest growing campaign ever!

Christina Tetreault
Staff Attorney

Jason Mogus
Blogger

Maureen Mahoney
Public Policy Fellow

Tim Marvin
Campaign Manager

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

We knew that ending robocalls was important to a lot of people, however, we had no idea that this would be our fastest-growing campaign of all time. In just one short week www.EndRobocalls.org has grown to over 200,000 people speaking out! We busted through all the goals and metrics that we had hoped to meet. In short, […]

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