Fight to Repair
The "Critical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair Act of 2020" is the first time Congress has ever considered a bill that would break manufacturer repair monopolies.
Apple lost its counterfeit case against a Norwegian repair shop owner last year, but the $1 trillion company won't let it go.
With Allstate's purchase of iCracked, you could say the right to repair movement is ... in good hands.
An Australian hacker has spent thousands of hours hacking the DRM that medical device manufacturers put on CPAP machines to create a free tool that lets patients modify their treatment.
"The goal is to intimidate consumers and repair organizations and deceive them into thinking that that a warranty is void if anybody other than Microsoft opens up the box."
Amazon told independent refurbishers that it will now only allow "authorized resellers" to sell Apple products on Amazon Marketplace.
45 Out of 50 Electronics Companies Illegally Void Warranties After Independent Repair, Sting Operation Finds
New research showed that 90 percent of contacted companies told customers that repairing their own device would void the warranty; that's illegal under federal law.
Jessa Jones is a highly respected iPhone repair professional and recently testified as an expert witness in a class action lawsuit against Apple.
Eric Lundgren is facing a 15-month prison sentence for selling counterfeit Windows restore discs.
Three letters obtained by Motherboard show that Dyson, LG, and Wahl are fighting right-to-repair legislation.
Apple said an unauthorized repair shop owner in Norway violated its trademark by using aftermarket iPhone parts, but a court decided in favor of the shop owner.
FTC Says 'Warranty Void If Removed' Stickers Are Bullshit, Warns Manufacturers They're Breaking the Law
Federal law says you can repair your own things, and manufacturers cannot force you to use their own repair services.