Gov. Hochul Got It Wrong on Cybersecurity And Repair

Governor Hochul threw in with Big Tech and ignored analysis that information sought by the Digital Fair Repair Act doesn’t create new cyber risks. New York families, communities and businesses will pay a steep price.

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Governor Hochul: Sign The Digital Fair Repair Act

With a little more than a week left for the Governor to sign The Digital Fair Repair Act (S4104A/A07006), I am making public an email I sent to the Governor in early September urging her to pass the Digital Fair Repair Act, and addressing some of the misconceptions and outright untruths foisted upon her office by anti-repair interests including lobbyists for the electronics, telecommunications and home appliance industries.

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Governor Hochul: Tear Down That Wall To Repair!

It has been more than four months since the New York legislature passed the Digital Fair Repair Act with a veto proof majority in the Senate and a near unanimous vote (145-2) in the New York Assembly. It’s time the governor signed it into law. 

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A Gold Record Year for SecuRepairs and the Right to Repair

SecuRepairs received the Free Software Foundation’s Award for Projects of Social Benefit, given to a project or team responsible for “applying free software, or the ideas of the free software movement, to intentionally and significantly benefit society.” This is a win for all of us!

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Friday: SecuRepairs at Symposium on Right To Repair

If you’re interested in the intersection of the right to repair with law and policy, you’ll want to set aside…

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The Week in Repair: Jan 4-11

Investors call on Google to back off repair restrictions. Biden talks up repair in speech to Farm Bureau and Auto industry floats legislation in last ditch effort to derail Massachusetts expanded right to repair law.

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Apple Grants Repair Indulgence for iPhones

Note: this post first appeared on the Fight To Repair, a newsletter for the right to repair community. You can…

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Repair-Off: 10 Month Old Fitness Tracker vs. 55 Year-Old Radio

Note: this post first appeared on the Fight To Repair, a newsletter for the right to repair community. You can…

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