Category: Competition

CR’s Investigation into Broadband

CR announced new findings from a first-of-its-kind nationwide participatory broadband study conducted to better understand the true cost of Broadband across the U.S. These findings are the result of our Fight for Fair Internet project - a year long effort that had launched in 2021 with dozens of partner organizations across the country. So, what should you know from the

The Rise, Fall, & Return of the Consumer Broadband Label

With contributions from Laurel Lehman, Policy Analyst. Imagine you’re shopping for a new automobile, but as you go from car to car and dealership to dealership, the window stickers each look completely different. Some include a breakdown of the component charges and taxes, while others reveal just the bottom line. Some list the expected gas mileage, while others do not.

Inside the Clock Tower: An Interoperability Story

Editor's note: Last week, the House Judiciary Committee introduced a package of bills to address concerns with the market power exerted by large online platforms. One of these is the ACCESS Act. It would mandate interoperability for large online platforms, meaning, in part, that a consumer could still connect with her friends through Facebook even if she moved to another social

The ACCESS Act of 2021

People across the nation tell CR they are concerned about the growing power and influence of big tech companies like Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook. Six in 10 Americans favor stronger government action—including new laws, regulations, and enforcement actions—to discipline platforms and reduce harmful conduct, according to a CR survey conducted in 2020. Now Congress is taking action. The House Judiciary