No, Ofcom has not ordered widespread blocking of international calls. But risk managers should understand why the BBC said they had.
Telcos should not rely on unfounded assumptions when making decisions that might harm ordinary people.
Paul Fletcher MP, the Australian Minister for Communications, says the rising number of blocked calls is proof that the country’s anti-scam strategy is working.
Comms providers adopted a code of conduct to detect, trace and block scam calls in late 2020.
Some banks and e-commerce sites failed to register with India’s Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC) blockchain.
An FCC order means traffic may be blocked if reasonable analytics suggests it would not be wanted by the recipient.
Nuisance robocalls have fallen in the USA as billions of voice calls are now blocked automatically.
New research shows that changing the behavior of a pirate depends on removing all piracy options at the same time.
An FCC decision permits AT&T to use analytics to identify and block likely fraudsters without the permission of the receiving party. However, not all nuisance calls will be blocked for free.
The Swedish Patents and Market Court of Appeal decided a blocking injunction was disproportionate.