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Safety advocates warn consumers to stop using the SwaddleMe By Your Bed Sleeper, as manufacturer fails to recall the product

* Consumer Federation of America * Consumer Reports * * Kids In Danger * Public Citizen * U.S. PIRG * Inclined sleeper by Sumr Brands…

January 16, 2020

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Consumer Reports praises Department of Transportation endorsement of standard terms for auto safety technology

CR, which spearheaded initiative with AAA, National Safety Council, and J.D. Power, says common names will help clear up confusion about advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS)…

January 15, 2020

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Consumer Reports: Washington state data privacy bill is big improvement over 2019 bill; CR urges lawmakers to go further to help protect consumers

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state lawmakers have introduced a new data privacy proposal called the 2020 Washington Privacy Act. The bill, sponsored by state Sen.…

January 14, 2020

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Consumer Reports urges Ring, Wyze, Guardzilla, and others to raise security and privacy standards for connected cameras

YONKERS, N.Y. — Consumer Reports today sent a letter to 25 companies urging them to raise the standard for product security and privacy after a…

January 13, 2020

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Consumer Reports praises Governor Newsom’s plan to create consumer financial watchdog for California

Governor’s proposal comes after Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dramatically scales back federal oversight  SACRAMENTO, CA – Consumer Reports applauded a proposal announced today by California…

January 10, 2020

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Consumer Reports: Congress must change law that hides product dangers from public

CR endorses new House bill to end deadly secrecy, change law that protects companies at the expense of consumer safety; law has concealed dangers of…

January 10, 2020

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CR applauds Verizon for eliminating hidden fees for Fios TV

Verizon plan comes after Congress passes reforms that will require transparent pricing for pay-TV service beginning this summer   WASHINGTON, D.C. –Consumer Reports praised a plan…

January 9, 2020

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Consumer Reports: Self-driving cars need federal safety rules and more innovation to thrive

Department of Transportation’s new guidance on automated vehicles falls far short, says CR    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation yesterday released the…

January 9, 2020

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Consumer Reports receives generous gift to increase awareness of furniture tip-over dangers 

YONKERS, N.Y. — Consumer Reports made the following statement today following an announcement of a settlement of a lawsuit filed against IKEA on behalf of…

January 6, 2020

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Consumer Reports names Brian Ronholm as Director of Food Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Brian Ronholm has joined Consumer Reports as Director of Food Policy, the nonprofit consumer organization announced today. Mr. Ronholm will lead Consumer…

January 6, 2020

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