Scam calls and robo calls may end permanently next year

Soon, scam calls and robocalls could become a thing of the past. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing US telecom operators to adapt a new technology to block scam and robocalls. The proposed technology would work similar to fingerprint authentication for telemarketing and other unwanted calls. The proposed technology is called STIR and SHAKEN. STIR is a short form of Secure Telephony Identity Revisited. SHAKEN is an abbreviation for