We find ourselves in the middle of a confusing crisis. The pandemic isn’t over and smart people still don’t agree on what the government should be doing about it. It’s the kind of moment where enterprising policy advocates might get lucky and push things through that would be subjected to harder critiques in calmer times.
Does ignoring robocalls make them stop? Here’s what we learned from getting 1.5 million calls on 66,000 phone lines
New research aims to give phone companies tools to help curb robocalls. Peter Dazeley/The Image Bank via Getty Images Sathvik Prasad, North Carolina State University and Bradley Reaves, North Carolina State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea More than 80% of robocalls come from fake numbers