Telcos connecting to the RAG Wangiri Blockchain can now be notified when their numbers are used for fraudulent calls to other networks.
The number of US robocalls was used to justify enormous expenditure on STIR/SHAKEN but there is less enthusiasm for using the same number to measure its performance in practice.
This time the FCC is considering bringing the deadline forward for small telcos that originate ‘especially’ many calls.
A BBC journalist spouted a string of half-truths about CLI spoofing and crime whilst belittling a representative of the UK regulator.
Continued ‘technical and policy issues’ means the Canadian regulator has delayed the mandatory adoption of the new call authentication technology by a total of 32 months.
Comms providers adopted a code of conduct to detect, trace and block scam calls in late 2020.
Prof. Eric Burger, former White House and FCC advisor, told RAG TV about the US strategy for tackling telecoms fraud.
The Canadian Chapter of the Internet Society is worried that anti-spoofing rules will create a ‘two-tier’ telecoms market.
In the 1970’s bankers worked out how to use secure messaging to prevent any discrepancies when making international transfers. The same method would work for international calls.
Russian politician Alexei Navalny wanted to know how he was poisoned using the deadly Novichok nerve agent, so he simply called one of the team responsible.