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Consumer Reports’ Comment on Implementing Initial Findings and Recommendations of the National AI Research Resource Task Force

The Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Science Foundation are seeking comment on the initial findings and recommendations contained in the interim…

June 30, 2022

CR letter on upcoming vote on American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICO) – S.2992 / H.R.3816

Consumer Reports supports AICO and applauds this bipartisan effort to address the problematic market power of the largest online platforms.  Our four-page primer on AICO…

June 9, 2022

A Primer on the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICO) – Setting Fair Market Rules for Giant Online Platforms (S. 2992 / H.R. 3816)

Description: Consumer Reports supports AICO and applauds this bipartisan effort to address the problematic market power of the largest online platforms. At present there are…

June 9, 2022

CR Primer on the Open App Markets Act – Setting Fair Rules to Ensure a Competitive App Marketplace (S.2710 / H.R. 7030)

Description: Consumer Reports supports the Open App Markets Act (S.2710/H.R. 7030) which narrowly targets policy intervention at the app marketplace and proposes fair market rules that…

June 9, 2022

Press Release

Consumer Reports applauds New York Assembly and Senate for passage of the first digital right to repair bill in the country

Yonkers, NY — The New York Assembly and Senate approved key digital Right to Repair legislation today that is endorsed by Consumer Reports and based…

June 3, 2022

Press Release

Consumer Reports Launches Cybersecurity Initiative with $5 Million Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

CR will create new digital tools for consumers to protect themselves and their communities from cyber attacks  CR initiative is latest effort backed by Craig…

June 1, 2022

Press Release

Connecticut governor signs comprehensive privacy bill into law

Hartford, Conn. — Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed a comprehensive privacy bill into law that will extend baseline privacy rights to consumers, including the right…

May 11, 2022

Consumer Group Coalition Letter of Support — S. 4145

Consumer Reports, 20/20 Vision, Americans for Financial Reform, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, National Association of Consumer Advocates, National Consumer…

May 11, 2022

Fact Sheet: H.R. 4006, S. 3830 – Right to Repair

Consumer Reports supports The Fair Repair Act (H.R. 4006, S. 3830) to guarantee the right to repair, to help ensure that consumers have the choice…

April 29, 2022

Fact Sheet: California SB 983 – Right to Repair

Consumer Reports supports California’s SB 983 to guarantee the right to repair, to help ensure that consumers have the choice to fix their own electronics-enabled…

April 29, 2022

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