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RSS FeedsThe Right to Repair movement just got reenergized by the FTC
(Android Central)

 
 

22 july 2021 01:08:04

 
The Right to Repair movement just got reenergized by the FTC
(Android Central)
 


The FTC is going all-in on restoring the Right to Repair movement. What you need to know The FTC has unanimously voted on increasing efforts on enforcing unlawful repair restrictions. Consumers are encouraged to submit complaints of companies violating certain product warranty laws. The new Right to Repair efforts come just after an executive order from President Joe Biden encouraged action by the FTC. The FTC is ramping up its efforts on restoring the Right to Repair movement, thanks to a unanimous vote on Wednesday laying out a new policy statement. The new policy statement says that the FTC will direct more attention to unlawful repair restrictions imposed by companies that discourage consumers and small businesses from repairing their own devices. That includes using third-party parts or seeking assistance from third-party repair shops like iFixit. The policy statement follows a sweeping executive order laid out by President Joe Biden, which sets the groundwork for reignin...


 
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The Right to Repair movement just got re-energized by the FTC
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