Canadians will soon have access to a call blocking system that better protects themselves against unsolicited and illegitimate calls. The CRTC required telecommunications service providers to implement this system within their networks by December 19, 2019.
More than ever, bad actors are using technology and preying on human psychology to take advantage of our citizens. Technology can contribute to solutions, but it’s not enough by itself. Education, enforcement, and international cooperation and collaboration are equally crucial to our efforts to... Read More
The CRTC’s Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer today issued a penalty of $100,000 to John Paul Revesz and Vincent Leo Griebel, partners operating under the business name Orcus Technologies, for developing, selling and promoting malware.
Spoofed, scam robocalls are an international problem. Both Americans and Canadians are being bombarded by these calls, which are too often used to defraud consumers and target some of our most vulnerable communities. That’s why the FCC and CRTC are committed to combating robocalls by... Read More
The CRTC today took further steps to combat caller ID spoofing and determine the origins of nuisance calls. The CRTC expects telecommunications service providers will implement a new framework called STIR/SHAKEN* by September 30, 2020.
The CRTC today launched an online survey to better understand the needs, behaviours and habits of Canadians regarding their mobile wireless services.