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CR comments to Copyright Office supporting renewal of pro-consumer exemptions from section 1201 of Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Description: CR submitted comments to the Copyright Office in the current round of its “Triennial Review” under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, in which it…

September 8, 2020

CR letter to Senate Commerce Committee in support of FTC Contact Lens Rule update

Description: Letter to the Senate Commerce Committee urging them not to include a provision in their recommendations for the new COVID response bill that would…

July 23, 2020

CR letter to Senate HSGAC in opposition to REINS Act

Description: CR letter to Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, in opposition to S. 92, the so-called Regulations from the Executive in Need of…

July 21, 2020

CR letter to House Appropriations committee in support of FTC Contact Lens Rule update

Description: Letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them not to include a provision in their Financial Services and General Government resolution that would delay…

July 14, 2020

CR comments to FTC on Funeral Industry Practices Rule

Description: The FTC is reviewing its Funeral Industry Practices Rule, which protects consumers from being subjected, at a particularly stressful and vulnerable time, to high-pressure…

June 15, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports supports bill to strengthen privacy protections for data collected to combat coronavirus

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports announced its support for the Public Health Emergency Privacy Act introduced today in Congress.  This legislation would provide much needed…

May 14, 2020

Consumer letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

SUMMARY: Letter from CR and other leading consumer organizations opposing business lobby efforts during the COVID-19 emergency to shield businesses from legal accountability for negligently…

May 7, 2020

Coalition letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

Description: Letter from CR as one of a coalition of more than 100 consumer, labor, and public interest groups opposing efforts during the COVID-19 emergency…

April 30, 2020

CR letter to Congress — proposals to protect effective antitrust enforcement during COVID-19 disruption

Description: CR letter to House and Senate Judiciary Committees making three recommendations to help ensure that antitrust enforcement can continue protecting consumers and our economy…

April 30, 2020

Consumer Reports urges House committee to protect consumers from surprise medical bills

Consumer Reports joined 12 other members of No Surprises: People Against Unfair Medical Bills, who represent patients, consumers, and workers, to thank the House Education and…

February 12, 2020

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