john deere

Right to Repair

Farmer Lobbying Group Sells Out Farmers, Helps Enshrine John Deere's Tractor Repair Monopoly

The California Farm Bureau has agreed to a toothless version of "right to repair" that was written by tractor manufacturers.
Jason Koebler
9.11.18
Right to Repair

Once Again, Activists Must Beg the Government to Preserve the Right to Repair

The excruciating DMCA section 1201 exemption process is upon us again, and the right to repair tractors, cars, and electronics is at stake.
Karl Bode
5.2.18
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
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 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

Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware

A dive into the thriving black market of John Deere tractor hacking.
Jason Koebler
3.21.17
politics

The 'Right to Repair' Movement Is Being Led by Farmers

Farmers are pushing back against legislation that prevents them from fixing their own equipment. If successful, it will be a huge victory for consumers.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.31.17