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Consumer Reports Supports New Senate Legislation to Address Discriminatory Conduct by the Largest Online Platforms

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports announced today its support of the bipartisan American Innovation and Choice Online Act introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Charles…

October 14, 2021

Report: The Case for Fair Market Rules for the Largest Online Platforms

Consumers have benefitted from the development of online services compared to a world without these services. However, the question today is whether competition among online…

October 14, 2021

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Consumer Reports to testify at NHTSA hearing in favor of stronger fuel economy standards

Consumer Reports analysis of NHTSA’s proposal says the agency’s “Alternative 3” would restore almost all of the consumer benefits of the Obama-era CAFE standards CR…

October 13, 2021

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California Governor Signs Bills to Expand Digital Rights by Protecting Genetic Data Privacy, Expanding Broadband

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Governor Newsom this week signed new bills into law that will strengthen privacy and security protections for genetic data collected by direct-to-consumer…

October 8, 2021

Consumer Reports and CFA letter calling on auto insurers to make telematics programs more transparent and accountable

Letter from Consumer Reports and the Consumer Federation of America to the top ten auto insurers urging them to make their telematics programs more transparent…

October 7, 2021

CR letter in support of Massachusetts bill that bans PFAS in food packaging

Consumer Reports letter to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health in support of H.2348/S.1494, legislation that bans the intentional use of PFAS in food…

October 6, 2021

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Consumer Reports applauds Department of Education’s plans for fixing the broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Education Department announces interim reforms for borrowers unfairly denied debt cancellation   YONKERS, NY —  Consumer Reports praised the Department of Education today for providing…

October 6, 2021

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California becomes seventh state to ban PFAS “forever chemicals” in food packaging and wrappers

New law also requires warning labels on cookware made with PFAS chemicals  SACRAMENTO, CA – California has become the seventh state to ban the use…

October 5, 2021

Consumer Reports’ Testimony on MA’s Bill Regarding Algorithmic Accountability and Bias Prevention

The Massachusetts’ legislature has put forth a bill regarding requiring algorithmic impact assessments from companies making over $50 million a year. Consumer Reports provided written…

October 5, 2021

Consumer Reports comment to FCC opposing new exemption for “ringless voicemail” robocalls

DESCRIPTION: A political campaign has asked the FCC to recognize a new exemption to the requirement that robocalls can be made to a consumer only…

October 5, 2021

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