Benjamin Moskowitz is Vice President of CR’s Innovation Lab. Prior to joining CR, Ben served as Director of Development for Innovation at the International Rescue Committee. He also served as Senior Director, Development Strategy at Mozilla Foundation, where he built research programs and open source software with public and private partners. Ben teaches at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and was previously Visiting Associate Arts Professor at NYU Shanghai.
Blog posts by Ben Moskowitz
Today, Consumer Reports participated in an event at the White House to officially launch a national “cyber trust mark” for consumer connected devices. This announcement marks a significant step forward in enhancing the transparency—and ultimately the security and privacy—of connected devices. While we celebrate the recent announcement as an important step, we also recognize that
A destination for technologists, researchers, entrepreneurs and others who want to build a better marketplace with CR. Welcome to Innovation at CR! The site is intended for technologists, researchers, entrepreneurs, and others who want to get involved in building a better marketplace with CR. If you’ve come looking for the Digital Lab, things will
We analyzed 22,000 consumer broadband bills and found that consumers are saddled with confusing bills, high prices, and lack of competitive choices CR recently unveiled findings of our massive study of 22,000 consumer broadband bills. The findings support what many consumer advocates have long argued: greater competition and choice leads to more affordable broadband options.
Consumer Reports and the Aspen Institute release new cybersecurity report To kick off Cybersecurity Awareness Month, CR and the Aspen Institute teamed up to release the Consumer Cyber Readiness Report. The new report, which includes nationally representative survey results of more than 2,000 US adults, revealed progress in consumer behaviors that enhance cybersecurity and highlights where