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Group Letter on Appointments to the CA Privacy Agency

Common Sense, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Reports, Electronic Frontier Foundation, The Greenlining Institute, and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse urge the Governor, Attorney General,…

January 14, 2021

Consumer Reports Letter on the 2021 Washington Privacy Act

Though consumers in Europe and California enjoy baseline privacy protections, Washingtonians currently do not have similar basic privacy rights. The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) would…

January 14, 2021

CR’s Digital Lab Investigates Privacy Practices of Mental Health Apps

CR sent a letter on December 17, 2020 to seven companies that offer app-based mental health counseling: BetterHelp, Moodpath, Sanity & Self, Talkspace, Wysa, Youper…

January 8, 2021

CR Comments on the Fourth Set of Modifications to the CCPA Regulations

Though the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is designed to protect consumer privacy, Consumer Reports has found that some consumers ran into difficulties when attempting…

January 7, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports statement on the inclusion of broadband funding in the COVID-19 economic relief package

Washington DC – Consumer Reports praised the inclusion of $3.2 billion of funding for a CR-endorsed emergency broadband benefit program in a bipartisan COVID relief…

December 21, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports statement on antitrust complaint filed against Google by bipartisan coalition of 38 states

Washington, DC – Earlier today a bipartisan coalition of 38 states filed an antitrust enforcement action against Google for its anticompetitive practices related to the…

December 17, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports statement on federal and state antitrust lawsuits against Facebook

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Consumer Reports released the following statements in response to today’s antitrust lawsuits by the Federal Trade Commission and a bipartisan coalition of 48…

December 9, 2020

Press Release

Consumer Reports statement in response to the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against Visa and Plaid

  Washington, DC—Consumer Reports released the following statements in response to the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Visa for its proposed plan to acquire Plaid…

November 6, 2020

Press Release

California Voters Ratify CR-Supported Proposition 24 to Strengthen Privacy Protections

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—In a win for consumer privacy, CR-supported Proposition 24 was approved by voters in California. The ballot measure, introduced by the original sponsors…

November 4, 2020

CR Comments on the Third Set of Modifications to Proposed Regulations Implementing the CCPA

Consumer Reports appreciates the opportunity to submit comments in response to the Notice of the Third Set of Modifications to Proposed Regulations Implementing the California…

October 29, 2020

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