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Consumer Groups Take on Facebook at the U.S. Supreme Court to Stop Deluge of Robocalls

National Consumer Law Center: Margot Saunders (msaunders@nclc.org) or Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) Consumer Reports: David Butler (david.butler@consumer.org) Consumer Federation of America: Susan Grant (sgrant@consumerfed.org) National Consumer…

October 26, 2020

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Consumer Reports Urges Californians to Vote Yes on Proposition 24

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Consumer Reports has endorsed California Proposition 24, The California Privacy Rights Act. The measure, which is currently on the November 3rd ballot, would…

October 23, 2020

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Consumer Reports statement on Justice Department’s antitrust action against Google

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Consumer Reports released the following statements in response to the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Google: “The Justice Department had said it would…

October 20, 2020

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Consumer Reports Opposes FCC Rulemaking on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Consumer Reports released the following statements in response to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s stated intention to proceed with rulemaking on Section 230 of…

October 15, 2020

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Consumer Reports Commends House Antitrust Report on Competition in Digital Markets

Washington, D.C. — The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust has released its long-awaited staff report, “Investigation of Competition in Digital Markets.” The report is the…

October 6, 2020

CR letter to House Antitrust Subcommittee investigation into online platforms

Description: The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust held its final hearing on its year-long investigation into online platform power and practices. We submitted a…

October 1, 2020

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Consumer Reports study finds significant obstacles to exercising California privacy rights

San Francisco, Calif. –  A Consumer Reports study finds that the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which was signed into law on June 28,…

October 1, 2020

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California Gov. Rejects Bill that Protects Privacy of Californians’ Genetic Data

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Newsom today vetoed a bill (SB 980) that would have established strong privacy protections for genetic data collected by direct-to-consumer (DTC)…

September 25, 2020

CR Letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee on Social Media’s Role in Radicalizing America

Consumer Reports submitted a letter to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee in advance of their hearing, “Mainstreaming Extremism: Social Media’s Role in Radicalizing…

September 24, 2020

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Consumer Reports survey finds that most Americans support government regulation of online platforms

Washington, DC – American consumers across the political spectrum are concerned about the increasing power and lack of accountability of online platforms such as Google,…

September 24, 2020

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