Consumer Affairs

Austrian activist launches consumers' digital rights group

Nov 28, 2017

An Austrian digital consumer activist has launched a European watchdog group aimed at protecting users' rights against Google, Facebook and other online platforms

2 battle for control over US consumer watchdog

Nov 28, 2017

The battle between two supposed directors of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making for compelling optics but only seems to be delaying a tidal shift at the powerful consumer watchdog

Who's in charge? 2 fight for control of US consumer watchdog

Nov 28, 2017

Dueling acting directors are fighting for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with one selected by President Donald Trump and the other hand-picked by the outgoing director

The Latest: No ruling yet on who's leader of watchdog agency

Nov 28, 2017

A federal court hearing on a lawsuit over who is rightfully the acting director of the nation's top financial watchdog agency has concluded without any ruling

AP FACT CHECK: Bank sector not in ruins, despite Trump beef

Nov 27, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's beef that federal agency has devastated banks is unsupported by sector's healthy numbers

Mulvaney imposes 30-day freeze on hiring, new rules as he moves to take control of consumer protection bureau

Nov 27, 2017

Mulvaney imposes 30-day freeze on hiring, new rules as he moves to take control of consumer protection bureau

The Latest: Suit challenges Trump's pick for consumer bureau

Nov 27, 2017

President Donald Trump's appointment of his budget director as interim head of a consumer financial protection agency championed by Democrats is being challenged in federal court

Suit challenges Trump's pick for consumer financial bureau

Nov 27, 2017

President Donald Trump's appointment of his budget director as interim head of a consumer financial protection agency championed by Democrats is being challenged in federal court

Who's the boss come Monday at consumer agency?

Nov 26, 2017

Who's the boss at consumer protection agency? Both sides cite rules in their favor

What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?

Nov 23, 2017

With 'net neutrality' rules scheduled for termination, here's what could happen next

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