CFC Sponsors Bill in CA Legislature to Protect Consumers by Licensing and Regulating Crypto Companies

2022 Bill Vetoed by Gov. Newsom: Then Crypto Crashed, Leaving Consumers Holding the Bag For Immediate Release: Monday, January 30, 2023

Crypto Firm FTX’s Ownership of a U.S. Bank Raises Questions

The New York Times article here

Justice Dept. Is Said to Investigate Ticketmaster’s Parent Company

The New York Times article here

Google agrees to pay nearly $392 million in a record privacy settlement

Los Angeles (LA) Times – Technology and the Internet News

Consumer Federation of California 2022 General Election Endorsements in Key California Races

UNITED STATES HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE STATE SENATE RACES STATE ASSEMBLY RACES LIZ ORTEGA (D)Assembly District 20 (Central parts of Alameda County) Liz Ortega would be a strong vote in the California Assembly for CFC priorities and is clearly the most pro-consumer choice for this district. We endorse her … Read More ›

Pricey Napa policy summit raises concerns for social media accountability groups

August 03, 2022 By Ashley Zavala || KCRA 3 || Read Article “It’s why people are very cynical about politics and politicians,” said Robert Herrell, executive director of the Consumer Federation of California. “None of the parents whose kids committed suicide because of social media addiction and … Read More ›

CFC in the News: Vote no on Prop. 24, a flawed privacy initiative

Click here to view article | April 13, 2020 | SF Chronicle | Editorial

California forces auto insurers to refund policyholders, but doesn’t specify how much

Petition filed by the Consumer Federation of California in late march of 2020. Read more here >>

Senate committee disses California’s big cryptocurrency push

April 05, 2022|By Susannah Luthi | POLITICO A representative for Yee and the Consumer Federation of California logged their opposition to the bill. In a letter to the committee and Kamlager, the Consumer Federation’s CEO Robert Herrell also stressed the digital currencies’ “wild fluctuations” that leave consumers “completely … Read More ›

A new California law could make your next car rental more expensive

February 24, 2022|By William P. David| THE NEW YORK TIMES “It’s just another way to get additional money without having it show up in the rack rate or the base rate on the car,” Robert Herrell, the executive director of the Consumer Federation of California, told me. “We … Read More ›

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