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The Time Has Come to Recognize the Right to Repair

BY | December 11, 2023

The right to choose who fixes your stuff has existed for millenia, inherent in what ownership means. But that right has been undermined. As an increasing number of products depend…

The right to choose who fixes your stuff has existed for millenia, inherent in what ownership means. But that right has been undermined. As an increasing number of products depend for their functioning on electronics, some product manufacturers have taken unfair advantage to interfere with that right. They are designing products to make diagnosis and repair complicated and difficult, and then blocking access to parts, tools, and basic technical information. Sometimes they go further, and rig the

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