A robot vacuum cleaner manufactured by the China-based firm Ecovacs was awarded the “Worst in Show” for security at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Oral testimony provided by Paul Roberts, founder of Secure Repairs at the July 18th hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee hearing “Is there a right to repair?”
Secure Repairs (securepairs.org) will take part in a hearing by a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives week on Tuesday as it considers the question “Is there a right to repair?”
The European Union reached an agreement to overhaul the rules on batteries. The agreement spans from the design stage through end-of-life.
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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Part pairing is fueling planned obsolescence, says a complaint filed in France. Plus: What to do about the e-waste from electric cars? And: the FTC wants to hear your thoughts on right to repair.
Climate change isn’t killing the planet. Runaway consumption is. Also: Sirrius XM flaw exposes vehicles to remote attacks. And: Subaru sued over collecting biometric data without permission.
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.
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!