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Consumer Reports hails Supreme Court decision upholding landmark 1991 law protecting consumers against unwanted robocalls

Supreme Court decision also knocks out an ill-conceived exception for robocalls to collect federal debts. WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a big win for consumers, the…

July 6, 2020

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Consumer Reports testifies before the California legislature in support of anti-robocalls bill

Sacramento, CA — The California Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee today is expected to consider an anti-robocalls bill sponsored by Consumer Reports. The bill —…

May 5, 2020

Consumer Reports sponsors California bill to fight robocalls

Consumer Reports is proud to sponsor AB 3007, which would give consumers important protections over robocalls: unwanted, autodialed calls and texts. For years, in response…

May 3, 2020

Joint consumer comments to FCC in support of temporary TCPA exception to allow lenders to make certain robocalls to borrowers during COVID-19 emergency

Description: Joint comments from NCLC, CR, and others in support of petition by American Bankers Association and other lenders for a temporary clarification/exception to the TCPS’s…

April 9, 2020

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CR: New FCC robocall rules are another important step, but more action is needed to combat coronavirus scams

Washington, DC —The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today approved rules requiring phone companies to implement STIR/SHAKEN, a caller ID verification standard to help address the…

March 31, 2020

Consumer Group Comments on the FCC’s Robocall Report

Consumer Reports, National Consumer Law Center on behalf of its low-income clients, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, National Association of Consumer Advocates, and Public…

January 30, 2020

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Consumer Reports celebrates Senate passage of anti-robocalls bill, urges President to sign bill into law

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today celebrated the Senate vote in favor of a bipartisan bill to help curb the many millions of unwanted robocalls…

December 19, 2019

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Consumer Reports praises House vote for bill to help curb robocalls

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House today voted 417 to 3 in favor of a bipartisan bill to provide new tools and legal authority to crack…

December 4, 2019

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Robocalls: Consumer Reports hails final agreement on bill in Congress to crack down on abusive robocalls

House, Senate expected to vote on final anti-robocalls legislation in the coming days WASHINGTON, D.C. — House and Senate leaders have announced an agreement on…

December 2, 2019

Group Comments to the Federal Communications Commission on Caller ID Authentication and Robocall Blocking

Consumer Reports, National Consumer Law Center, on behalf of its low-income clients, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, National Association of Consumer Advocates, and Public…

July 25, 2019

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