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Pa. Att'y General Announces Agreement on 'Robocalls'

12 major phone companies will adopt prevention policies


Last updated 8/24/2019 at 3:22pm

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Aug. 22 announced that a coalition of 51 attorneys general reached an agreement with 12 major phone companies to fight illegal robocalls.

The companies are AT&T, Bandwidth, CenturyLink, Charter, Comcast, Consolidated, Frontier, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon, and Windstream. The telecom companies have agreed to adopt eight principles targeted at improving prevention and enforcement of illegal robocalls, according to the attorney general’s office.

The phone companies will work to prevent illegal robocalls by:

• Offering some form of...

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