Droit à la réparation | California eyes ‘right to repair’ smartphone law, may join 17 other states | Apple

California may add its voice to a growing chorus of states seeking to enact « Right to Repair » laws that would let owners of mobile and other electronic devices get their hardware fixed by third parties without voiding manufacturer warranties. California Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-District 13) introduced a « Right to Repair » Act that would require electronics makers […]

Droit à la réparation | America’s Farmers Are Becoming Prisoners to Agriculture’s Technological Revolution

Rian Wanstreet (@rianeliza) is a PhD Student at the University of Washington and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Media and Data Studies. Farmers should be able to fix their tractors. This seems so obvious, that the very idea that corporations like John Deere are telling farmers that they can’t resonates as a gross […]