In addition to working with the
Robocall Industry Strike Force
as part of its efforts to eliminate unlawful robocalls, the FCC has introduced an NPRM/NOI in which it is seeking public feedback on several proposals that it believes will mitigate the problem. Comments on the
are due July 3, with reply comments due July 31.
Additionally, the Commission had asked the Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) to develop a series of recommendations on how to better educate the public and provide consumers with the tools necessary to fight unwanted calls. The CAC recently released a series of
that the Commission will consider. Among other things, the CAC recommends that the FCC initiate and prosecute enforcement actions against known robocallers, enhance its current Unwanted Calls Consumer Guide by integrating external resources, and make educational resources and complaint forms available in accessible formats and languages other than English.