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Consumer Reports praises New York State Legislature’s approval of SHIELD Act to curb data breaches, ID theft

Monday, June 17, 2019 YONKERS, N.Y. and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, today praised the New York State Legislature’s approval of…

June 17, 2019

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As state AGs sue to block Sprint-T-Mobile merger, Consumer Reports urges Justice Dept. to join opposition

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorneys general from 10 states, led by California and New York, today announced that they are bringing antitrust…

June 11, 2019

CR letter to House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, supporting its undertaking to examine concerns with online platform market power

DESCRIPTION: Letter supporting the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust for embarking on an examination of the threats posed to competition and consumer choice and power…

June 10, 2019

Letter in support of Stop Senior Scams Act

DESCRIPTION: Letter in support of the Stop Senior Scams Act, to create a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Council, bringing together senior government officials, advocates for…

June 7, 2019

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Consumer Reports: FCC votes to help curb robocalls, but more action is needed to help consumers

June 6, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted in favor of letting phone companies automatically block illegal and unwanted robocalls…

June 6, 2019

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Consumer Reports Launches Digital Lab to Usher in New Era of Digital Consumer Rights

Digital Lab aims to shift power back into the hands of consumers with an initial $6M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the foundation of craigslist…

June 6, 2019

CR Letter to U.S. Senate Commerce Committee for “The State of the Television and Video Marketplace” Hearing

Consumer Reports wrote members of the U.S Senate Commerce Committee in advance of a June 5th hearing on the state of the television and video…

June 5, 2019

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Consumer Reports Hails Senate Passage of Bipartisan Bill to Help Stop “Spoofed” Robocalls

Thursday, May 23, 2019   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate today passed a bipartisan bill to help address the growing problem of “spoofed” robocalls that…

May 23, 2019

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Consumer Reports: Tesla’s Automatic Lane Changing Requires Significant Driver Intervention 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 CR found the latest version of Navigate on Autopilot is far less competent than a human driver CR says feature raises…

May 22, 2019

Consumer Reports’s Complaint to the FTC Regarding Facebook’s Face Recognition Setting

Consumer Reports asks the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Facebook, Inc.’s representations of the availability of the Face Recognition setting on its platform. Facebook represented…

May 20, 2019

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