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Consumer Reports Supports CA SB 605, Medical Device Right to Repair Act

Consumer Reports writes in support of SB 605, the Medical Device Right to Repair Act. This important legislation will help ensure that powered medical devices…

April 9, 2021

Consumer Reports and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Support CA Data Security Bill

Consumer Reports and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse write in support of AB 825. We are strong proponents of public policy that bolsters consumers’ privacy and their…

April 9, 2021

Answers to questions for record, Senate Antitrust Subcommittee hearing on antitrust reform

DESCRIPTION: As follow-up to our testimony before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights, at its March 11 hearing on antitrust…

April 7, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports: White House infrastructure plan includes some key initiatives for consumer safety, sustainability, and greater access to essential services

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The eight-year, $2.3 trillion jobs, infrastructure and green energy plan introduced by President Biden is being touted as a path to bolstering…

April 5, 2021

Consumer and Privacy Group Letters on Florida Privacy Legislation

A coalition of consumer and privacy groups praise Florida legislators for pursuing new privacy legislation, HB 969 and SB 1734, but recommend several changes to…

April 2, 2021

CR Letter on California’s AB 13, Public contracts: automated decision systems

Consumer Reports writes with a “support if amended” position on AB 13. Due to the few protections that exist for consumers and citizens in regards…

April 1, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports: New Supreme Court ruling creates loophole that will open floodgates to robocalls. Congress needs to close it.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court ruled today that technology that sends potentially unlimited numbers of automated recorded calls and texts to consumers’ cell phones…

April 1, 2021

Importance of Broadband Internet

In February 2021, Consumer Reports surveyed Americans about internet service. 75% of Americans say they rely on the internet, or use other services provided by…

March 30, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports: Lawmakers strengthen the Washington Privacy Act; legislators should advance the bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Consumer Reports today announced that it is supporting the Washington Privacy Act in the Washington state legislature. The bill was strengthened and…

March 26, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports applauds FTC announcement of new rulemaking group

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports today applauded an announcement by the Federal Trade Commission’s acting chair Rebecca Slaughter, who said the FTC is establishing a…

March 25, 2021

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