Guaranteeing the “Right to Repair”
Does it seem like your phone’s battery life is getting worse over time? Or maybe you have another gadget that’s broken, but it seems easier to replace it than to fix it? Some people say that’s by design, and they’re pushing legislation that would guarantee our “right to repair” the products we buy - from iPhones to John Deere tractors.
The 21st was joined by the founder of MAKE Magazine and the chief operating officer of a Normal, Illinois, repair shop to discuss it.
Founder, MAKE Magazine | Creator, Maker Faire | President, Make Community
Chief Operating Officer, Normal Gadgets (Normal, Illinois)
The National Farmers Union, Iowa Farmers Union and other state farmers unions are petitioning the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into @JohnDeere over repair restrictions related to the right to repair movement.— Farm Equipment (@FEeditors) March 5, 2022
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