BrandWise- Unbiased personalized online comparison shopping with testing performed by an independent lab (Good Housekeeping Institute).
Consumer.net - Ensures consumer privacy by monitoring telemarketers, direct mailers, campaigners and direct marketers. Guides on how to deal with unwanted sales people.
Consumer Alert - Site focused on consumer issues featuring newsletters, columns, tips, links, press releases and more. (***)
Consumers' Checkbook - A nonprofit consumer information and service site without ads.
Consumer Information Center - US Government publications on consumer topics such as food, cars, money, housing, education, travel, health and more. Also contains Consumer Information Catalog, Blue Pages and more. Service provided by the US General Services Administration.
Consumer Product Safety Commission -
Consumer Protection: E-Commerce & the Internet -
Consumer Reports - Articles, reports and comparisons to help make purchases. Some of the site is free, the rest requires subscription.
Consumer World - A public service, non-commercial guide cataloging over 1800 of the most useful consumer resources.
Consumers Union - The consumer advocacy web site of Consumers Union, a nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. Provides informative and educational materials developed by Consumers Union's advocacy offices on a variety of consumer issues.
Consumer.gov - Consumer information from the US government. Tips, links, resources, recalls, new products, product safety and more.
Electronic Privacy Information Center -
IDzap - Program that hides machine names, IP addresses and cookies so that you are surfing anonymously.
Internet Junkbuster - Will delete your cookies and help eliminate ad banners.
National Fraud Information Center - Learn how to protect yourself against fraud and what scams are out there.
Privacy.net - Consumer privacy monitor will tell you your IP address, ISP, what cookies exist and more. Also tell you haow to maintain your privacy.
Scambusters - Scam listings, newsletter, articles, and more. (****)
Truste - Will identify what sites will maintain your privacy if information is given to them. Look for their symbol on websites.
The Internet Consumer Assistance Bureau - ICAB will forward your complaint to the merchant that you have a complaint about and demand a response within 72 hours. See what sites are up to par with the ICAB.