Georgia PIRG Latest Blog Posts

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Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Apple is joining the parade of competitors in the more and more crowded "Buy Now, Pay Later" space, with its version of "pay in four," called Apple Pay Later.

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Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

Here's how to keep your property, your pets and your wallet safe

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Patricia Kelmar
Director, Health Care Campaigns

 Consumer and health advocates urge final rules that offer full patient  protections

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Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

Wow. The FTC's consumer chief gave a powerful speech this week that essentially said "privacy notice and choice" are not enough in a surveillance-based economy. "When we’re expecting consumers to have to choose between participating in the digital economy and protecting their privacy, we’re not giving them a choice at all – what we’re really describing is coercion."

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