Maureen Mahoney is a Policy Analyst in Consumers Reports’ San Francisco office. Her areas of focus include state data privacy, security, and data breach notification legislation, state right to repair legislation, and robocalls policy. In 2018, she testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Hearing, “Do Not Call: Combating Robocalls and Caller ID Spoofing.” At Consumer Reports, she has authored two policy briefs: “Dialing Back: How Phone Companies Can End Unwanted Robocalls,” and “Errors and Gotchas: How Credit Report Errors and Unreliable Credit Scores Hurt Consumers,” and co-authored CR’s Right to Repair Model State Law. She received an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed her undergraduate work at the University of Chicago.
Contributions by Maureen Mahoney
State Privacy Legislation: Trends and Predictions 2021-2022
Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2021
Emerging Opt-Out Mechanisms and the Data Dividend
Speaker at Virtual Silicon Valley and San Francisco KnowledgeNet: March 31, 2021
CPRA promises short-term consumer benefits, long-term uncertainty