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Right to Repair is in rapid motion—fifteen states have already introduced legislation so far in 2019. Join the movement’s leaders to talk about Right to Repair on Thursday January 31st at 11 AM Pacific / 2:00 Eastern. Learn what’s going to happen in your state before anyone else—and find out how to get involved.  Details at the Read more…

BBC Report – ‘Right to repair’ gathers force in EU and USA According to a report from the BBC (link below), “help is at hand” as citizens in the EU and parts of the USA will soon get a “right to repair” – of sorts. It consists of a series of proposals from European environment ministers to force Read more…

According to a recent article in the Washington Post (link below) The Librarian of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office have granted American consumers and gadget repair shops greater freedom to fix their smartphones and other popular electronics in what “right-to-repair” advocates are calling a major victory. In a new ruling that will take effect Sunday, exemptions Read more…

According to a recent article on Engadget (link below), Motorola will be selling do-it-yourself phone repair kits. Motorola has become the first major phone maker to provide parts to iFixit, which now sells official Motorola repair kits. If you need to replace your cracked screen or install a fresh battery, you’ll have all the parts and tools you need Read more…

We already mentioned that #REPAIRDAY is coming! But! Did you know there is a new TV series – Consumer Reports TV will have a feature on repairing cell-phone glass? It airs on Repair Day (October 20) on NBC. Click HERE for more details: Host Jack Rico is on a mission to rid microscopic pollutants from the air in homes; he Read more…

#REPAIRDAY is coming! NWIDA is a supporter of Repair.org and they have reminded us that National Repair Day is this Saturday –  October 20! We ask that all our repair shop members (and even those not yet a NWIDA member, post pictures and tag them! Post your shop, your setup, what you’re working on and tag them with Read more…

Want news like this delivered to your inbox? Click HERE: Once again, the fine folks at Repair.org are doing great work. Below is some more great news from them: Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman, (D) Stockton, filed her Right to Repair Bill earlier today. Ms. Talamantes Eggman, a Democrat from Stockton who introduced the bill said in a statement: “The Read more…

Want news like this delivered to your inbox? Click HERE: We recently received an update from Repair.org Here it is in summary form:: Washington State passed Right to Repair out of Committee in January, the first this year to move ahead.  Washington upped the ante on manufacturers by adding design criteria requiring easily replaceable batteries. However, they ran out Read more…

Earlier today, NWIDA wrote the Governors of Washington State, Virginia, Vermont and New Hampshire expressing our support for the new Right to Repair legislation in those states. We strongly urge our members, as well as non-member dealers and wireless repair shops in those states to write their local and state representatives with their support. You can find Read more…

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