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FCC Proposes New Rule to Unmask Threatening Phone Calls

Posted Jul 24, 2017

Following a rash of threatening calls to Jewish community centers in eleven states, the FCC has proposed a new rule  allowing law enforcement to acquire identifying information from carriers quickly. This would be a change from regulations which require a caller’s privacy to be respected if they opt to block caller-ID. For more information, see Reuters, Law 360 (Lexis subscription required).