The good news: Illegal robocalls seem to be declining a bit. The bad news: They'll probably never go away completely. Consumers need to remain vigilant to protect their personal information and their money.
The FCC is finally fighting back against robocalls, but phone companies overall aren't doing enough to block spoofed calls and scam calls, despite the new law.
Scam robocalls have declined by 29 percent since June. But most of us still get too many. And the industry overall isn't doing enough.
A looming deadline should finally force all U.S. phone companies to take stopping robocalls seriously.
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