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Tag Archives: Repairability

Voters in WA agree: Manufacturer-imposed barriers to device repair are a problem

Excerpt: 69% of 874 likely 2024 Washington State voters interviewed by Public Policy Polling earlier this month said that they agreed that the planned obsolescence business practices of firms like Apple and Samsung were a problem, with only 15% disagreeing and 16% not sure.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Policy Topics, Technology
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VICTORY! Right to repair bill gets a floor vote, passes out of the Washington State House

Excerpt: House Bill 1392, prime sponsored by Representative Mia Gregerson (D-33rd District: South King County), also known as the Fair Repair Act, is the latest incarnation of the right to repair bill that NPI and many other organizations have been supporting for several years.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Policy Topics, Technology
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