AG Derek Schmidt urges telecom providers to boost tech capabilities for anti-robocall enforcement

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TOPEKA – (May 4, 2020) – Major telecommunications providers should bolster technological capabilities to help law enforcement curb illegal robocallers, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. Schmidt, along with a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general of 48 other states, American Samoa, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, today sent a letter to USTelecom – the leading organization representing telecommunications providers – and its Industry Traceback Group (ITG). The attorneys general ask providers to further develop robocall traceback and other tools suited to law enforcement needs, including developing and rolling out an online platform to collect live data from carriers and robocall-blocking apps. “Technology has enabled...

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AG Derek Schmidt urges telecom providers to boost tech capabilities for anti-robocall enforcement

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