Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Cyber Monday Sale! Courses ranging from coding to project management - all eLearning deals 25% off with coupon code "CYBERMONDAY25". ×

Submission + - FCC ups penalties for caller ID "spoofing" (

GovTechGuy writes: The FCC adopted new rules on Thursday that would significantly increase the penalties for individuals or organizations that alter their caller ID information to commit fraud or with other harmful intent. The new rules allow the FCC to fine violators $10,000 per violation plus more for every day it continues. Users can still change their caller ID info as long as it's not for fraud or harmful purposes.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

FCC ups penalties for caller ID "spoofing"

Comments Filter:

Diplomacy is the art of saying "nice doggy" until you can find a rock.