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Consumer Reports hails New York’s consumer fraud settlement with Charter over internet speeds

CR filed amicus brief in support of New York’s lawsuit against Charter WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today praised the New York state attorney general’s…

December 18, 2018

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FCC Takes Small Step Forward on Robocalls, Two Steps Back with Text Message Classification

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC — While the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) made some progress today in the effort to reduce unwanted robocalls, it…

December 12, 2018

Letter Supporting NYC Council Bill Int. No. 1102 to Address Cable Fee Disclosure

Consumers Reports sent a letter to New York City Council members Koo, Richards, Constantinides, Grodenchik, Espinal, Salamanca and Kallosis supporting bill Int. No. 1102 introduced…

December 12, 2018

Letter Supporting NYC’s Broadband Privacy bill, Int. 1101-2018

Consumer Reports Advocacy writes to support Int. 1101-2018, establishing broadband privacy f0r New York City residents.

December 10, 2018

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Consumer Reports: Marriott Breach is Reminder of Need for Stronger Data Security Laws

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports says the massive data breach of Marriott-owned Starwood hotels is the latest reminder that government and industry need to step…

November 30, 2018

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Consumer Groups Welcome Bipartisan Legislation to Stop Misleading “Spoofed” Robocalls

November 16, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC — A new bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate will address the growing problem of “spoofed” robocalls that use fraudulent…

November 16, 2018

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Consumer Reports Applauds Mass. AG Settlement with Comcast for Misleading Ads and Unfair Fees

November 14, 2016 Group urges AGs across the country to follow suit to protect consumers Consumer Reports today applauded the Massachusetts Attorney General’s settlement with…

November 14, 2018

Comment on the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration requested comments on their approach to consumer privacy. Consumer Reports submitted comments to the NTIA, advocating for a stronger…

November 9, 2018

Reply of Public Knowledge, Consumer Reports, et al to FCC in opposition to T-Mobile – Sprint merger

SUMMARY: The record compiled by the Federal Communications Commission clearly demonstrates that the proposed transaction will substantially reduce competition in the wireless market and harm consumers.…

November 1, 2018

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New Legislation Will Help Consumers Fight Rising Cable Fees

Rep. Eshoo’s “TRUE Fees Act” Will Make Cable, Internet Pricing More Transparent WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today voiced its support for legislation that aims…

October 2, 2018

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