STATE LEGISLATURE

Texas House passes bill to prohibit telemarketers from falsifying caller ID

The measure aims to prohibit caller ID spoofing — when callers tamper with information transmitted to people’s phones to disguise their identities.

By ALEX SAMUELS, The Texas Tribune
Posted 5/9/19

The Texas House gave an initial stamp of approval Wednesday to a bill that aims to prohibit telemarketers or businesses from falsifying their phone numbers.

The measure, House Bill 1992, would …

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