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Are Robot Calls Robocalls? 

Prolific robocaller Yodel Technologies seeks exemption for making over 77 million unwanted and illegal telemarketing calls using AI and prerecorded voice messages. WASHINGTON - Yodel Technologies (Yodel) seeks to escape liability by petitioning the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for an exemption for its “robot calls.” Using its “soundboard” technology to mimic a consumer’s interaction with [...]

Are Robot Calls Robocalls? 2019-10-22T15:43:19-05:00

Consumer and Civil Rights Advocates Condemn Credit Bureaus for Suing Over Language Access Law

WASHINGTON - On Thursday, the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) sued the State of New Jersey over its new law requiring credit reports to be provided in Spanish and 10 other languages, claiming the law is preempted and a violation of the First Amendment. CDIA is a trade association for the credit reporting industry, the [...]

Consumer and Civil Rights Advocates Condemn Credit Bureaus for Suing Over Language Access Law2019-10-21T13:15:51-05:00

The CFPB Should Protect Consumers, Not Abusive Debt Collectors

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a debt collection rule that does more to protect abusive collectors than consumers. Urge the CFPB to strengthen the rule to protect consumers from harassment, abuse, and deception by debt collectors, including collection attorneys, and to ensure that consumers receive important information about their rights. Actions You Can [...]

The CFPB Should Protect Consumers, Not Abusive Debt Collectors2019-09-19T13:44:52-05:00

Racial Justice and Equal Economic Opportunity Archives

Credit & Economic Opportunity Policy Analysis Policy Briefs, Reports & Press Releases Policy Brief: Past Imperfect: How Credit Scores and Other Analytics "Bake In" and Perpetuate Past Discrimination, May, 2016 Policy Brief: Racial Disparities in Auto Loan Markups: State-by-State Data, June 2015 Press Releases: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Will Hold Auto Lenders Accountable For Discrimination in [...]

Racial Justice and Equal Economic Opportunity Archives2019-05-16T13:14:07-05:00