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GoodRx Fined $1.5M by FTC Following Consumer Reports Investigation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The telemedicine company GoodRx will pay a $1.5 million fine for sharing consumers’ sensitive health information with companies like Google and Facebook,…

February 1, 2023

Bill to end forced arbitration in workplace sexual assault/harassment

DESCRIPTION: An important first step toward ending forced arbitration, a tactic increasingly inserted by corporations into the fine print of their consumer and employment contracts,…

February 10, 2022

CR letter to Senate Judiciary Committee supporting bipartisan prescription drug antitrust bills

Description: Consumer Reports sent a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Members in support of four bipartisan bills, set for a vote in the Committee, to…

July 29, 2021

CR letter to House Judiciary Committee, competition in health care and pharmaceuticals

DESCRIPTION: The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust held a hearing to examine competition problems in the development and delivery of health care services and products,…

April 29, 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

Consumer Reports letter to Senate Appropriations Committee in defense of FTC Contact Lens Rule

Description: Letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee in defense of the Federal Trade Commission’s Contact Lens Rule.  Urging the Committee not to include any provision…

December 1, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports Renews Call For Mandatory COVID-19 Safety Standards For Airlines and Airports As Holiday Travel Season Begins

Millions Of Americans Expected To Fly Over Thanksgiving Holiday Despite CDC Recommendation To Avoid Air Travel WASHINGTON, DC – As the holiday travel season approaches, Consumer…

November 23, 2020

Consumer Reports letter to Senate Commerce Committee opposing S 4613, Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act

Description: Letter to the Senate Commerce Committee urging them not to approve S 4613, the so-called Contact Lens Rule Modernization Act. This ill-conceived bill would…

November 13, 2020

Joint amicus brief in defense of California law prohibiting anti-competitive generic drug pay-for-delay deals

Description: California enacted a law last fall to clarify and strengthen the prohibition against anti-competitive “pay for delay” agreements, where a brand-name drug maker pays…

October 16, 2020

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

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