Robocalls are finally getting blocked

Robocalls have taken over the phone network, and we’re only now figuring out how to block them — but it took aggressive action from the FCC and carriers like AT&T and Verizon to make it happen.

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22 thoughts on “Robocalls are finally getting blocked

  • December 12, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    Have you tried the carrier call-blocking services? Did the services work?

  • December 12, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    I don't care about the answer, it shouldn't take that long no matter what the answer is, that's against a human rights, but not the human rights we are familiar with, but the human rights of human dignity and human decency.

  • December 12, 2019 at 6:46 pm

    Just answer them once and tell them you work for the FCC. They’ll remove your number from all their future lists. Or do what I do and waste their time whenever they call you. I used to get 5 calls a day from them but now I’ll be lucky to get 1 a week.

  • December 12, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    we only need to have a "white call list" function phone app

  • December 12, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    I work in an escalations department for a large corporation and these blocks are actually preventing me from resolving many complaints

  • December 12, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    When I first moved to America, spam calls and texts nearly drove me to insanity..

  • December 12, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    No never got it. Cause I live in The Netherlands

  • December 12, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    It’s nice to see he’s more relaxed, his hand gestures used to be crazy.

  • December 12, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Is this just an American thing? I have never received a robocall here in Germany.

  • December 12, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    I'm pretty confused… My pixel 3 has been blocking spam calls for a while now. Without a third party app. All I get is a text message saying I missed a call when my phone didn't even ring.

  • December 12, 2019 at 8:39 pm

    The "dislikes" are the actual spammers pissed about this information. Or possibly the dislikes are the people who don't get spam calls and want it to fill in their loneliness.

  • December 12, 2019 at 8:58 pm

    As a introvert I hang up on every call I get

  • December 12, 2019 at 9:19 pm

    Or just buy a google pixel, they automatically screen robo calls by default now

  • December 12, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    I suggest public executions. Make the punishment so horrendous that no one would ever want to work for the robo-call company. Offer huge rewards for informing if you think you are working for a robo-call company.

  • December 12, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    80 asswhipes hate this video. They Must be a robo callers 😁

  • December 12, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    I understand it's a popular video, but you could go into more technical details.

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