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Consumer Reports submits comments on FTC privacy and security rulemaking

Consumer Reports submitted comments on the FTC’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security. We urged the FTC to take action…

November 21, 2022

Press Release

CR highlights potential risks of buy now, pay later loans as more consumers turn to popular payment plans during the holidays

CR offers tips to avoid problems and calls for stronger consumer protections  YONKERS, NY — As the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear with…

November 21, 2022

Buy Now, Pay Later Services: August 2022 nationally representative internet survey

Consumer Reports conducted a nationally representative survey of buy now, pay later users to learn more about consumer experiences with and opinions about the payment…

November 21, 2022

Buy Now, Pay Later: Consumer protections needed for the popular new way to pay

Consumer Reports analysis highlighting six key areas where users may experience gaps in consumer protection when making purchases with Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) loans.…

November 21, 2022

Press Release

Consumer Reports encouraged by FCC efforts to increase transparency with a consumer broadband label, but work remains

New Consumer Reports study of 22,000 broadband bills demonstrates why the label is needed – and why the FCC should go further to make sure…

November 17, 2022

Fight for Fair Internet: Consumer Reports white paper on broadband pricing

Executive Summary High-speed internet service, commonly referred to as broadband, has become a requirement of 21st-century American life—a virtual necessity for many people attending school,…

November 17, 2022

CR joins letter urging a vote on AICO and OAMA

AICO CongLead Letter 11.16.22 Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi & Leader McCarthy: We write to urge you to pass two bipartisan bills…

November 16, 2022

Low Carbon Fuels: Transforming Transportation for a More Sustainable Future

OVERVIEW Greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, can trap heat in the earth’s atmosphere. This can lead to extreme weather such as hurricanes, droughts, and increased…

November 16, 2022

Low Carbon Fuels: Factsheet for Consumers

There’s a lot of conversation today about the need for “cleaner transportation” in the United States. That’s because transportation is the leading source of greenhouse…

November 16, 2022

Low Carbon Fuels: Factsheet for Policymakers

A number of states have established low carbon fuel standards (LCFS) to decrease the carbon intensity of transportation fuels and provide an increasing range of…

November 16, 2022

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