A Conversation with FCC’s Evan Swarztrauber Description: Krisztina Pusok of ACI sits down with Evan Swarztrauber, Policy Advisor to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, to discuss the new year’s tech related consumer protection hot topics and what we might expect this year. We touch on topics such as bridging the digital divide, fighting robocalls, restoring internet […]
Today, the American Consumer Institute joined a large coalition of groups raising concerns over potential regulations that would significantly expand the Department of Commerce’s discretion in blocking technology transactions and purchases. The letter is available online.
The following is a statement by Dr. Krisztina Pusok, Director of Research and Public Policy, regarding the Senate Bill 2878, also cited as the Facial Recognition Technology Warrant Act of 2019: ”The American Consumer Institute applauds the introduction of the Facial Recognition Technology Warrant Act of 2019 (S. 2878) sponsored by Senator Lee and Senator […]
Today, the FCC’s Consumer Advisory Committee filed a recommendation in regard to efforts to dramatically reduce unwanted robocalls. This recommendation dealt with caller ID authentication issues. The recommendation can be viewed here.
Today, ACI filed comments regarding the reporting requirements of exempt organizations. The filed comments are available here.
With the upcoming Surface Transportation Board hearings (on December 12th and 13th), ACI joined a coalition to call on Congress to resist attempts to increase rail regulations, which would only served to increase consumer prices and reduce industry investment. The coalition letter is available online.
This week, ACI joined a coalition of organizations in support of expanding and reforming the EB-5 Investor Visa Program. The letter was sent to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. To learn more about the issue, you can read this coalition letter online.
Today, ACI, along with 75 organizations and activists, sent a letter to Congress opposing Medicare-for-All legislation that includes provisions for the government to set prescription prices. The letter is available online.
Professors Fuhr and Blackstone, both senior fellows at ACI, published an article on biologic drugs for the Center for Biosimilars. The article is available online.
Today, ACI joined twenty-two other nonprofits in support of legislation that would reduce the cost of medications by providing Medicare patients access to lower-cost generic drugs and biosimilars. The letter is available online.