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Consumer Reports Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Support the CAMRA Act

Consumer Reports joins a coalition of advocates urging Congress to support the bipartisan Children and Media Research Advancement Act, S. 558 and H.R 1367, known…

December 12, 2019

Consumer Reports responds to the FTC’s request for comment on the 2013 COPPA Rule

Consumer Reports writes in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) request for comments on potential updates to the COPPA Rule. Children’s privacy continues to…

December 11, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports calls on House to require fair and clear pricing for pay-TV service

House vote today on bill requiring cable and satellite providers to disclose total cost before consumers sign up for service  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumer Reports…

December 10, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports and partners organize US Capitol Hill briefing on data privacy, December 11

Controlled and conditioned: How data abuse hurts the most vulnerable and threatens human rights We live in a world where powerful corporations know more about…

December 9, 2019

31 Advocacy Groups Call on FTC to Investigate Children’s Digital Media Marketplace Before Proposing any Changes to Privacy Protections for Children

WASHINGTON, DC and BOSTON, MA – December 5, 2019 – A coalition of 31 advocacy groups is urging the Federal Trade Commission to use its…

December 5, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports praises House vote for bill to help curb robocalls

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House today voted 417 to 3 in favor of a bipartisan bill to provide new tools and legal authority to crack…

December 4, 2019

Press Release

Robocalls: Consumer Reports hails final agreement on bill in Congress to crack down on abusive robocalls

House, Senate expected to vote on final anti-robocalls legislation in the coming days WASHINGTON, D.C. — House and Senate leaders have announced an agreement on…

December 2, 2019

Consumer Reports Comment on FTC Proposed Settlement on Astroturfing

Consumer Reports thanks the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) for the opportunity to comment on the proposed consent agreement with Sunday Riley Skincare for false advertising.…

November 25, 2019

Consumer Reports’s Testimony on the New York Privacy Act

Consumer Reports testified before the New York State Senate Standing Committee on Consumer Protection and Internet & Technology on Protecting Consumer Data and Privacy on…

November 22, 2019

Wellness programs and the need for privacy protections: background research and fact sheets

Existing laws governing wellness programs apply unevenly depending on the structure and operator of the wellness program. Although wellness programs are marketed as an avenue…

November 22, 2019

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