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After years of illegal robocalls, the FCC takes unprecedented action

May 11, 2023—The FCC issues the first ever automatic call blocking order against One Eye.

The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau has ordered voice service providers to block and stop accepting voice traffic from international gateway provider One Eye, LLC.

Gateway providers act as gateways to US telephone networks for calls from outside the country and have important obligations to prevent illegal roaming traffic from reaching consumers.

One Eye’s robocall campaigns involved the impersonation of a major financial institution and claims of « pre-authorized orders » placed on behalf of consumers.

This order marks the first time the FCC has ordered carriers to block traffic from another carrier or gateway facilitator. It seems that after years of dealing with rogue calls, the FCC is finally making progress to stop this nuisance.

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