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Consumer Reports Endorses Federal Right to Repair Legislation

Washington, DC — Consumer Reports has endorsed the Fair Repair Act, introduced today by U.S. Rep. Joseph Morelle of New York. This is the first…

June 17, 2021

CR letter to Senate Antitrust Subcommittee on home technologies

Description: Letter to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights for the record in its hearing on Protecting Competition and Innovation in…

June 15, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports Applauds House Legislation to Address Dominant Online Platform Abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Judiciary Committee today introduced a package of bills to address concerns with the market power exerted by large online platforms…

June 11, 2021

Press Release

Colorado Legislature Advances Legislation to Protect the Privacy of Consumers

Denver, Colo. — Today, the Colorado legislature approved privacy legislation that would give residents the right to access, delete, and stop the sale of their…

June 8, 2021

CR Comments on Bringing Dark Patterns to Light: An FTC Workshop

Consumer Reports thanks the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) for the opportunity to submit comments on dark patterns pursuant to the recent workshop, Bringing…

June 4, 2021

CR’s Comment on Financial Institutions’ Use of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies

Consumer Reports (CR) submitted comments to five federal financial regulatory agencies that are gathering insights on financial institutions’ use of artificial intelligence. They are seeking…

May 28, 2021

CR letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging increased funding for the Federal Trade Commission

Consumer Reports letter to the House Appropriations Committee calling for an increase in funding for the Federal Trade Commission through a FY 2022 appropriation of…

May 25, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Reports Supports the New York Privacy Act

ALBANY, NY—Consumer Reports announced its support of newly-introduced privacy legislation, the New York Privacy Act (S. 6701), sponsored by Senator Kevin Thomas. The bill requires…

May 24, 2021

Consumer Reports Supports the New York Privacy Act (S. 6701)

Consumer Reports supports S. 6701, the New York Privacy Act. Though the collection and monetization of New Yorkers’ personal data has dramatically expanded over the…

May 21, 2021

Survey: Internet Access and Cost

In February 2020, Consumer Reports surveyed Americans about internet service. Highlights from the survey are below.             

May 10, 2021

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