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Fight to Repair

Fight to Repair
Fight to Repair

DHS Seizes Aftermarket iPhone Screens From Prominent Right-to-Repair Advocate

Jessa Jones is a highly respected iPhone repair professional and recently testified as an expert witness in a class action lawsuit against Apple.
Jason Koebler
5.11.18
Fight to Repair
Fight to Repair

E-Waste Recycler Heading to Prison: 'I Live For' Recycling and Right to Repair

Eric Lundgren is facing a 15-month prison sentence for selling counterfeit Windows restore discs.
Matthew Gault
5.7.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Appliance Companies Are Lobbying to Protect Their DRM-Fueled Repair Monopolies

Three letters obtained by Motherboard show that Dyson, LG, and Wahl are fighting right-to-repair legislation.
Jason Koebler
4.25.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Apple Sued an Independent iPhone Repair Shop Owner and Lost

Apple said an unauthorized repair shop owner in Norway violated its trademark by using aftermarket iPhone parts, but a court decided in favor of the shop owner.
Jason Koebler
4.13.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

FTC Says 'Warranty Void If Removed' Stickers Are Bullshit, Warns Manufacturers They're Breaking the Law

Federal law says you can repair your own things, and manufacturers cannot force you to use their own repair services.
Matthew Gault
4.10.18
Opinion
Opinion

America's Farmers Are Becoming Prisoners to Agriculture's Technological Revolution

Big data, proprietary systems, and restrictive EULA agreements threaten farmers, but the right to repair movement shows they are fighting back.
Rian Wanstreet
3.8.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

The Right to Repair Battle Has Come to Silicon Valley

A California lawmaker is making the state the 18th in the country to consider legislation that would make it easier to fix your things.
Jason Koebler
3.7.18
MWC
MWC

Giant Art Installation Outside MWC Protests Planned Obsolescence

There's a right to repair protest in front of the world's largest cell phone conference.
Mack DeGeurin
2.28.18
videos
videos

We Flew Around the World to Watch the Annual Race to Tear Down the iPhone

"Welcome to the headquarters of the global repair movement."
Jason Koebler
2.15.18
videos
videos

Tractor Hacking: Watch Our Documentary About Farmers Fighting for the Right to Repair

We went to Nebraska to meet the farmers fighting John Deere's repair monopoly.
Jason Koebler
2.15.18
Tractor Hacking
Tractor Hacking

Tractor-Hacking Farmers Are Leading a Revolt Against Big Tech's Repair Monopolies

Farmers across the country are fighting John Deere's repair monopoly—and winning.
Jason Koebler
2.14.18
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Washington Bill Would Make it Illegal to Sell Electronics That Don’t Have Easily Replaceable Batteries

iPhone CPU throttling controversy is fueling a new round of state-level right to repair legislation.
Jason Koebler
1.26.18