Saturday 25 February 2017

Thou Shalt Not Repair!

This is an interesting case that comes as news to me. Nebraska is leading a number of states that are involved with requiring Apple and cell phone makers to supply the information needed to fix broken phones. This brings up a lot of questions around the phone being yours or not. That all said, fixing a cell phone is not exactly rocket science either whether or not you have support documentation. However, this bill also looks to force phone makers to supply repair parts. I am sure many of us would like to see this type of legislation in our states. The legislation would require Apple and other electronics manufacturers to sell repair parts to consumers and independent repair shops, and would require manufacturers to make diagnostic and service manuals available to the public. Discussion

Read the full article here by [H]ardOCP News/Article Feed

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