Stopping Fraudulent Robocall Scams:
Can More Be Done?

Hearing before the US Senate Subcommittee
on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
July 10, 2013

In July 2013, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance held a hearing to examine (a) the consumer harm associated with fraudulent robocalls, (b) the effectiveness of regulations and law enforcement in stopping these calls, and (c) and the feasibility of technological solutions aimed at preventing fraudulent robocalls from reaching vulnerable consumers. The hearing was chaired by Senator Claire McCaskill.

Opening Remarks

Witnesses

  • Lois Greisman, Associate Director, Division of Marketing Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
Prepared Statement Answers to Written Questions Testimony
  • Eric J Bash, Associate Chief, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission
Prepared Statement Answers to Written Questions Testimony
  • Kevin Rupy, Senior Director, Law and Policy, United States Telecom Association
Prepared Statement Answers to Written Questions Testimony
  • Michael F Altschul, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, CTIA–The Wireless Association
Prepared Statement Answers to Written Questions Testimony
  • Matthew Stein, Chief Technology Officer, Primus Telecommunications Inc.
Prepared Statement Answers to Written Questions Testimony
  • Aaron Foss, Freelance Software Developer, Nomorobo
Prepared Statement Answers to Written Questions Testimony

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