Consumer Protection

KPCC: A defense of internet piracy laws SOPA and PIPA

Jon Fox responds to President of the Directors Guild of America, Taylor Hackford's support of SOPA, highlighting risks to consumers.

Audit Uncovers Extensive Flaws in Foreclosures

By | Jon Fox
Consumer Advocate

An audit by San Francisco county officials of about 400 recent foreclosures there determined that almost all involved either legal violations or suspicious documentation.

KGO: Injuries still occur after Bumbo baby seat recall

"It's insufficient to keep kids safe," said Jon Fox of the California Public Interest Research Group. "parents still need to know there is serious risks [with the Bumbo chair]."

Consumer groups call on CPSC to take action on Bumbo Baby Seat

By | Jon Fox
Consumer Advocate

CALPIRG urges CPSC to remove Bumbo International’s Baby Seat from the market and to allow the manufacturer to address the serious safety concerns in the future.  

K-CBS: Group Offers Tips For Cutting Cell Phone Costs

CALPIRG releases a guide called “Making the Right Call” to help consumers get those cell phone costs in line.

Making the Right Call

CALPIRG Education Fund releases new cell phone shoppers’ guide offering simple tips consumers can take to save money when buying a new cell phone.

News Release | CALPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

CALPIRG Releases New Shopping Guide for Cell Phones

CALPIRG Education Fund releases new cell phone shoppers’ guide offering simple tips consumers can take to save money when buying a new cell phone.

Report | CALPIRG Education Fund | Consumer Protection

Making the Right Call

CALPIRG Education Fund releases new cell phone shoppers’ guide offering simple tips consumers can take to save money when buying a new cell phone.

SOPA & PIPA Resource Page

PIPA and SOPA seek to fundamentally change how consumers use, share, and create content on the World Wide Web. Buried under layers of technical and legal jargon, are important changes that will impact millions of American Internet users.

CFPB Director Cordray speaks on payday loans

By | Jon Fox
Consumer Advocate

CFPB Director Cordray speaks on payday loans during field hearing in Birmingham, AL, 20 Jan. 2012.

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