PBS NewsHour

Hate those robocall polls? The FCC is cracking down

Clip: 06/23/2015 | 6m

In the years since the federal "Do Not Call" registry, there's been a big rise in the number of robocalls -- automated and recorded calls and texts that barrage your phone repeatedly. Judy Woodruff interviews Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, about why the FCC is giving companies more power to block them at consumer request, plus subsidies for broadband internet.

Aired: 06/23/15

Rating: NR

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