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Want to cut down on annoying robocall attacks? Optimize your cell!

Want to cut down on annoying robocall attacks? Optimize your cell!

Warp Curated News
Warp Curated News

Are you tired of spam calls clogging up your call list? Well, we have some good news for you! Thanks to a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission, and pressure from their customers, phone carriers have begun to make opt-out spam blocking the default, rather than opt-in. What this means is more opportunities for carriers to protect your phone from unwanted calls. 

AT&T was the first to launch automatic spam blocking services, and Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile have now launched similar services through apps and add-ons to phone plans. If you don’t want to go through your provider, Android and iOS devices also have built-in software and downloadable apps to limit spam calls for free or minimal cost. 

Yesterday, one of our editors got three calls labeled “Political Call” on her AT&T cell, marking the first time any of us noticed this advance. We wanted to make sure you knew…
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