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Consumer Reports’ Digital Lab Releases Two Studies on Digital Privacy and Online Tracking

Washington, DC –  The Digital Lab at Consumer Reports, with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, released two new studies on digital privacy, data…

May 21, 2020

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Consumer Reports supports bill to strengthen privacy protections for data collected to combat coronavirus

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports announced its support for the Public Health Emergency Privacy Act introduced today in Congress.  This legislation would provide much needed…

May 14, 2020

Consumer Reports joins Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging TikTok violated their consent decree and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

A coalition of leading U.S. child advocacy, consumer, and privacy groups filed a complaint urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate and sanction TikTok…

May 14, 2020

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Consumer Reports and Access Now Call for FCC to Expand Broadband Access in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nonprofit organizations Consumer Reports and Access Now are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to immediately expand broadband internet access for…

May 14, 2020

Joint letter from Consumer Reports and Access Now to urge FCC to expand Lifeline for broadband due to COVID-19

The nonprofit organizations Consumer Reports and Access Now are calling on the Federal Communications Commission to immediately expand broadband internet access for people struggling during…

May 14, 2020

Consumer Reports supports, if it is amended, CA AB 2280 to expand health privacy protections

Consumer Reports writes with a support if amended position on AB 2280. For over 80 years, Consumer Reports has worked with consumers for truth, transparency,…

May 12, 2020

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Cisco Clarifies Privacy Policy for Webex Videoconferencing After CR Study

Following a Consumer Reports analysis, the company provides more details on what data is collected, and why   The tech company Cisco is making it…

May 12, 2020

Consumer Reports supports SB 980 to secure data privacy for at-home healthcare testing

Consumer Reports writes in support of SB 980, which would strengthen privacy protections to uniquely sensitive personal information collected by direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing companies.…

May 7, 2020

Consumer letter opposing COVID liability shield for businesses

SUMMARY: Letter from CR and other leading consumer organizations opposing business lobby efforts during the COVID-19 emergency to shield businesses from legal accountability for negligently…

May 7, 2020

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Consumer Reports testifies before the California legislature in support of anti-robocalls bill

Sacramento, CA — The California Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee today is expected to consider an anti-robocalls bill sponsored by Consumer Reports. The bill —…

May 5, 2020

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