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Consumer Privacy Coalition Supports Amended California Loyalty Programs Bill

August 2, 2019 The Honorable Hannah-Beth Jackson California State Capitol Room 5150 Sacramento, CA 94249-0024 Dear Senator Jackson: Re:      AB 846 – as amended 07-11-19…

August 5, 2019

Consumer Reports Comments to the Federal Trade Commission on Proposed Changes to the Safeguards Rule

Consumer Reports submitted comments to the Federal Trade Commission on proposed updates to the Safeguards Rule, which requires reasonable security procedures for financial institutions. The…

August 5, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: Capital One Breach is Reminder of Need for Stronger Security Laws

CR advises consumers to freeze their credit, check statements WASHINGTON, D.C. — The credit card giant Capital One reported that a hacker gained access to…

July 30, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports Names Benjamin Moskowitz as Director of Newly-Launched Digital Lab

YONKERS, N.Y. — Benjamin Moskowitz is joining Consumer Reports as director of its newly-launched Digital Lab, the nonprofit consumer advocacy organization announced today.   The…

July 29, 2019

Press Release

Consumer Reports: DISH Deal Won’t Fix Anti-Competitive T-Mobile – Sprint Merger

— As Justice Dept approves merger, CR says it would harm competition, consumers — State attorneys general actions to block the merger are pending WASHINGTON,…

July 26, 2019

Group Comments to the Federal Communications Commission on Caller ID Authentication and Robocall Blocking

Consumer Reports, National Consumer Law Center, on behalf of its low-income clients, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of America, National Association of Consumer Advocates, and Public…

July 25, 2019

Press Release

Consumer groups praise overwhelming House passage of strong anti-robocalls bill

Joint Press Release Consumer Reports  *  National Consumer Law Center   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives today struck a strong, bipartisan blow…

July 24, 2019

Press Release

FTC-Facebook Settlement: Statement by Consumer Reports

FTC cites Consumer Reports investigation into Facebook’s facial recognition tools   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission today formally announced the details of its record $5 billion…

July 24, 2019

Joint Letter from Consumer Groups in Support of H.R. 3375, The Stopping Bad Robocalls Act

More than 80 groups joined this letter in support of H.R. 3375, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act, sent to the House of Representatives. The bill would…

July 23, 2019

Press Release

Bipartisan House Bill Moves Forward in the Fight to Stop Unwanted Robocalls

Joint release: National Consumer Law Center  and Consumer Reports Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce unanimously passed the Stopping Bad…

July 17, 2019

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