Going into 2017 makes many of us wonder, how will the new presidency change the outlook on robocalls? Well, with new Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai taking the reins, the FCC has already received a number of petitions from student loan services and financial institutions to ease the rules on robocalls.
“The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions also sent Pai a letter asking him to reconsider current robocall rules. In his letter, B. Dan Berger, NAFCU’s CEO, said current regulations do more harm than good by “making it extremely difficult for credit unions to contact their members about potentially fraudulent activity, identity theft, and data breaches,” reports Herb Weisbaum of NBC News.
As the number one complaint from many citizens grows, we’re left wondering how will Pai handle the robocall issue. But until then, Weisbaum gives us a few tips to start protecting ourselves with apps like Hiya, before we find out what the future of robocalls will hold. Click on the image below to learn more: