U.S. Senator Blumenthal to introduce ROBOCOP Act to combat robocalls

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is set to introduce the ROBOCOP Act Monday morning, an initiative that requires phone companies to provide free robocall-blocking technology. 

In a push to stop those annoying robocalls, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal says he plans to introduce the “ROBOCOP Act” in order to avoid any more complaints about these calls being received.

It would require phone companies to give customers free robocall-blocking technology.

Senator Blumenthal plans to introduce the act in Hartford, Connecticut.

Robocalls are now the top consumer complaint to the Federal Trade Commission.

According to recent studies, there were more than 26 billion robocalls were made last year.

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