CUNA backs FCC action on re-assigned number database

CUNA supports the establishment of a centralized, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) supervised database to which all voice providers should be required to report reassigned numbers, it told the FCC in a letter sent Monday. CUNA responded to the FCC’s notice of inquiry about robocalling and re-assigned phone numbers.

“CUNA believes that a national database under the auspices of the Commission and operated by a Commission-designated and supervised entity would best guarantee accurate and timely information on reassigned numbers,” the letter reads. “CUNA concurs with the Commission’s assessment that such an approach would allow the agency to oversee quality, appropriately limit access and preserve and protect the data.

This model has previously been used by the FCC and Federal Trade Commission in creating and maintaining the national “Do Not Call” registry.


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