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Consumer Reports praises introduction of Oklahoma state privacy bill

Oklahoma City, OK— Majority Leader Rep. Josh West and Rep. Collin Walke filed for introduction HB 2969, the Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act of 2022…

September 24, 2021

Letter from Twenty-seven Groups Supporting Increased Privacy Funding to the FTC

Twenty-seven consumer protection, civil rights, and civil liberties organizations sent a letter to Congress in support of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s proposal…

September 23, 2021

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Consumer Reports Supports Fresh Look at Vertical Merger Enforcement Guidelines

The Federal Trade Commission voted today to withdraw from the Vertical Merger Enforcement Guidelines adopted last year, and the Justice Department announced that it is…

September 15, 2021

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Consumer Reports statement on Epic Games v. Apple federal court decision regarding App Store practices

A federal judge ruled today that Apple must open up payment options for any software sellers on its App Store. With this ruling, Apple will…

September 10, 2021

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Consumer Reports applauds passage of California bills to address genetic privacy, broadband access

The California legislature has approved key legislation endorsed by Consumer Reports to help address digital rights issues related to genetic data privacy and broadband access.…

September 10, 2021

Consumer Reports: The Uniform Law Commission privacy model bill is a disaster

The Uniform Law Commission (ULC), an organization that seeks to develop model legislation to help bring consistency and uniformity to state laws, has been working…

August 13, 2021

Consumer Reports criticizes Facebook for shutting off access to NYU researchers

It has been widely reported that Facebook has blocked a team of New York University researchers studying political ads and COVID-19 misinformation from accessing its…

August 5, 2021

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Consumer Reports: Senate infrastructure bill will help improve broadband access, affordability, and transparency

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Senate is moving toward a final vote on a bipartisan infrastructure bill, which includes several measures aimed at broadband internet…

August 5, 2021

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Consumer Reports survey on broadband affordability, accessibility, and quality of service in the United States

Washington, DC – A new survey details the challenges and frustrations that consumers in the U.S. are experiencing when it comes to the cost and availability…

August 3, 2021

CR testimony at U.S. Senate hearing “Beefing up Competition: Examining America’s Food Supply Chain”

George Slover, senior policy counsel, testified at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing “Beefing up Competition: Examining America’s Food Supply Chain.” Slover described how competition…

July 28, 2021

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