House passes anti-robocall bill

By a vote of 417-3, the House of Representatives today passed a bill restricting robocalls. The TRACED Act would require phone companies to block robocalls without charging customers any extra money, require most carriers in the U.S. ensure that calls are coming from real numbers, and expand government authority to penalize robocallers.

The Hill reports that the Senate is expected to vote on the bill in the next coupe of weeks. The story is here.

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