Per an article in Motherboard/Vice (link below), Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is calling for a national Right to Repair Law.
While the article concentrated on the farm machinery part of such a law, there is a section on how this impacts the wireless world:
But the right-to-repair is an issue bigger than farm and it affects all Americans. When an iPhone breaks, Apple wants you to take it to an authorized dealer to get it repaired or replace. But with a little training and replacement parts, people can often fix their phones themselves. That hurts Apple’s bottom line and it’s taken steps—from killing touch functionality on phones with aftermarket screens to fighting against right-to-repair legislation—to keep people from doing it.
NWIDA has been working with Repair.org to get Right to Repair legislation passed on a state level.
Read the entire article here.
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