Fighting the Scourge of Illegal Robocalls

9:30 am EDT
Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a joint policy forum (Forum) highlighting the actions the agencies and others have taken to fight the scourge of illegal robocalls.  The Forum will discuss past, current, and potential future regulatory action to protect consumers and empower telephone service providers to block illegal robocalls.  It will include an in-depth discussion of recent policy changes and enforcement actions to stop illegal robocalls along with an overview of technological solutions consumers can employ to combat illegal robocalls. The Forum will feature speakers from the technology, consumer advocacy, and regulatory communities, among others.

Registration is not required for this event.  It will be webcast at with open captions.

A subsequent announcement will be made providing further specifics about the Forum, including the exact time and an agenda.  As more information about this Forum becomes available, it will be posted on this page.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Send an email to or call the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice) or 202-418-0432 (TTY).  Please include a description of the accommodation you will need and tell us how to contact you.  Requests for special accommodation should be made as early as possible.  Last minute requests will be accepted, but may be impossible to fill.

For additional information about the Forum, please contact Keyla Hernandez-Ulloa at 202-418-0965 or



Event: Keyla Hernandez-Ulloa

News Media: Mike Snyder