Sentators Propose Anti SMS Spam Law
U.S. senators Olympia Snowe from Maine and Bill Nelson from Florida have proposed an addendum to the CAN-SPAM law that would also make mobile SMS spam illegal. By enacting the law, the FCC would be granted the power to prosecute those who use SMS to spam mobile phone users. The M-SPAM Act would prohibit marketers from sending SMS pitches to landlines registered to the Do-Not-Call list and all mobile phones.
Nexus Phones Earn Spam Blocker from Google
Google today said it is updating the Google Phone app on Nexus and Android One devices with a new spam-blocking tool. With the new app aboard, Nexus devices will warn owners about potential spam callers, as well as give them the ability to block or report suspected spam callers.
Facebook Messenger Brings SMS Back to Android App
Facebook today said Facebook Messenger users will once again be able to send SMS messages — as long as they're running Android. Essentially, Android users can set Messenger as the default SMS app, which will route all SMS messages and conversations through Messenger rather than any other SMS apps that may be installed on the device.
Google Improves Gmail's Spam Filters
Google today detailed some behind-the-scenes updates it is making to Gmail that should reduce the amount of spam people see in their inbox. Google said the spam filter now uses an artificial neural network to detect and block spam that could be well-disguised as wanted mail.
Google's Fiber Phone Bridges Home and Mobile Service
Google today announced the Fiber Phone, a home-phone service for its Google Fiber internet customers. The service includes unlimited nationwide calling, caller ID, voicemail, privacy controls, spam filtering, and do-not-disturb tools.
What are Sentators????
What are Sentators????
Politically connected forms of vermon. Infestations usually can be found in and around Washington DC. If you find one, approach with caution
Nice thought, but...
Go For It Senators!
I earlier got a text from "Sheila" wanting me to check out her "blog spot".
The M-SPAM Act would prohibit marketers from sending SMS pitches to landlines registered to the Do-Not-Call list and all mobile phones.
Someone want to explain how you send an SMS to a land line???
i've accidentally txted landlines before and i get prompted (with at&t) that if i want to translate my txt to a landline its 10 or 15 cents, something li...