Droit à la réparation | Giant Art Installation Outside MWC Protests Planned Obsolescence

Image: Eduardo Relero/EEB While the world’s largest tech companies were showcasing their newest devices at the Mobile World Congress, activists were camped just outside painting a darker image of the excesses of electronics tied to a now-annual upgrade cycle. The activists, who are part of the European Environmental Bureau and Eco Union NGOs, are calling on […]

Droit à la réparation | Watch Our Documentary About Farmers Fighting for the Right to Repair

About a year ago, I found out about a community of farmers who trade firmware hacks for John Deere tractors on forums and torrent sites. These aren’t criminals; they’re average farmers who are frustrated with and increasingly economically destroyed by the fact that Deere and other big agriculture companies have monopolized the repair of their […]