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Fact sheet: CR survey finds a majority of Virginia drivers are interested in buying an electric vehicle in the future

Consumer Reports administered a survey by phone and Internet from July 29 through August 12, 2020, to 425 adults residing in Virginia, fielded by NORC’s…

January 19, 2021

Group Letter on Appointments to the CA Privacy Agency

Common Sense, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Reports, Electronic Frontier Foundation, The Greenlining Institute, and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse urge the Governor, Attorney General,…

January 14, 2021

Consumer Reports Letter on the 2021 Washington Privacy Act

Though consumers in Europe and California enjoy baseline privacy protections, Washingtonians currently do not have similar basic privacy rights. The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) would…

January 14, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports Welcomes New DOT Airline Passenger Protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is pleased that in the waning days of the current Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued a final…

January 13, 2021

CR’s Digital Lab Investigates Privacy Practices of Mental Health Apps

CR sent a letter on December 17, 2020 to seven companies that offer app-based mental health counseling: BetterHelp, Moodpath, Sanity & Self, Talkspace, Wysa, Youper…

January 8, 2021

CR Comments on the Fourth Set of Modifications to the CCPA Regulations

Though the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is designed to protect consumer privacy, Consumer Reports has found that some consumers ran into difficulties when attempting…

January 7, 2021

Press Release

Congress acts to restore competition to health insurance by removing 75-year-old antitrust exemption

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports is hailing Congress’s passage of the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act, which removes the antitrust exemption that since 1945 has…

December 22, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports statement on the inclusion of broadband funding in the COVID-19 economic relief package

Washington DC – Consumer Reports praised the inclusion of $3.2 billion of funding for a CR-endorsed emergency broadband benefit program in a bipartisan COVID relief…

December 21, 2020

Press Release

CFPB rule holds debt collectors to higher standard on time-barred debt but falls short of needed protection

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new rule issued today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will help address longstanding complaints from consumers that they are often…

December 18, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports statement on antitrust complaint filed against Google by bipartisan coalition of 38 states

Washington, DC – Earlier today a bipartisan coalition of 38 states filed an antitrust enforcement action against Google for its anticompetitive practices related to the…

December 17, 2020

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