Ginny leads the Product R&D group, which prototypes, builds and zlaunches proofs-of-concept and tools that serve consumers. The team’s current portfolio models new ways for consumers to take control of their data and digital lives.
Blog posts by Ginny Fahs
Privacy is a right. This is a fact in many states, and it’s one of our fervent beliefs at Consumer Reports. But that doesn’t mean privacy is easy. Anyone who’s tried to make their digital life more private knows how much effort it requires. We create data in nearly every interaction we have with companies.
Image courtesy of Afsal and OpenIDEO’s Cybersecurity Visuals Challenge Consumers have privacy rights under the law, but it can be pretty hard to use them. CR research has shown just how many obstacles consumers face when they try to use state privacy laws to their advantage. The process needs to be easier. Permission Slip is
Last year, Consumer Reports launched an Authorized Agent pilot to help consumers stop the sale of their data by companies. The results inspired the continued development of authorized agents and a new pilot to help consumers retrieve copies of their data from companies. Image courtesy of Afsal and OpenIDEO’s Cybersecurity Visuals Challenge. The California Consumer