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No-call registry won't stop robo-calls from finding you
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by Richard Harris
Progress in the fight to block robocalls has been slow or non-existent, a new survey finds.
Approximately half of consumers who signed up for the National Do Not Call Registry (49%) say they receive the same number of robocalls, and 19% say they receive more robocalls since signing up. The findings come from a recent survey by Clutch, the leading B2B research, ...
Four privacy questions every developer needs to answer
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by Morgan Reed
Over the past twelve months, the internet-connected doll My Friend Cayla went from one of the hottest toys of the holiday season to an internationally-classified "espionage device." The doll was the subject of an FBI warning, banned from sale or ownership in Germany, and eventually dropped from every major retailer in the United States. Despite the nearly universally hi...
YouMail launches new API to help block annoying robocalls
Thursday, October 13, 2016 by Richard Harris
YouMail, a provider of intelligent communication services, has announced a new application program interface (API) that enables telecom carriers, private branch exchange (PBX) providers, and third-party developers to programmatically determine whether a given phone number is an undesirable robot-caller.YouMail’s new API provides access to an ever changing and expanding ...