Right to repair: who really owns your tech?

You bought it, you own it, right? Except when you don’t. A growing number of big tech companies are attempting to limit the consumer’s ability to repair their technology and not everyone is happy about it

30th May, 2021
Right to repair: who really owns your tech?
By exerting control over the repairs process, companies extend the amount of time they can make money from a product

If you own something and it breaks, should you be allowed to repair it? Most people would agree that you should. After all, once you own something, you’re allowed to do whatever you like with it, aren’t you?

Well, not always. There are limits placed on our right to do what we want with our property all the time. You can buy a kitchen knife, but if you threaten someone with...

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