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CR’s Comments to the Office of Science and Technology Policy on AI-enabled Biometric Processing

CR submitted comments to the OSTP on public and private sector use of biometric technologies. CR outlined the types of biometric technology being deployed, potential…

January 14, 2022

CR Testimony on Washington HB 1810, Fair Repair

Consumer Reports writes in support of the right to repair, to help ensure that consumers have the choice to fix their own electronics-enabled products, if…

January 13, 2022

CR letter to Senate Antitrust Subcommittee, hearing on competition and innovation

Description: CR sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights, in support of its hearing to focus…

December 17, 2021

CR Letter on the Tennessee Information Protection Act (SB 1554/HB 1467)

Consumer Reports submitted comments on the the Tennessee Information Protection Act (TIPA), which would extend to Tennessee consumers important new privacy rights: the right to…

December 17, 2021

CR Comments to the Vermont Attorney General on 2022 Privacy Legislation

Consumer Reports submitted comments to the Vermont Attorney General on potential 2022 privacy legislation. CR urged the AG to consider our model state privacy legislation…

December 17, 2021

Consumer Reports remarks at the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Technology Roundtable

On 07 December 2021, US Secretary of Commerce Raimondo and European Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager co-chaired a roundtable to gather stakeholder inputs on the…

December 10, 2021

CR Testimony In Opposition to Provisions of the Ohio Personal Privacy Act (HB 376)

Consumer Reports submitted written testimony to the Ohio Government Oversight Committee in opposition to provisions of the Ohio Personal Privacy Act (OPPA), HB 376. The…

December 7, 2021

Consumer groups amicus brief in Muslim Advocates v. Facebook — Facebook is not immune from DC consumer protection law

SUMMARY: Consumer Reports, Public Knowledge, and Upturn refute Facebook’s claim that because its users don’t pay Facebook directly for access to its social network, they…

December 6, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports praises House for advancing bill to provide new funds, authority for FTC privacy protections; urges Senate to take action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the United States House of Representatives advanced the Build Back Better Act, which includes $500 million over ten years to fund…

November 19, 2021

CR Joint Letter with AFL-CIO in Support of H.R. 5502, the INFORM Consumers Act

Description: The House Energy and Commerce Committee advanced H.R. 5502, the INFORM Consumers Act, out of Committee. We submitted a joint letter with the AFL-CIO…

November 17, 2021

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