With eye on sustainability, EU agrees to battery regs – Week in Repair

The European Union reached an agreement to overhaul the rules on batteries. The agreement spans from the design stage through end-of-life.

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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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All Eyes on NY Governor as Clock Ticks Down on Right to Repair Legislation – Week in Repair

Thank you for joining us for another week in repair, our last of 2022! We are extremely appreciative for those…

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Complaint: Apple’s Part Pairing Powers Planned Obsolescence – The Week in Repair

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.

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Fight to Repair Weekly: Week of December 5, 2022

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.

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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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SecuRepairs is at DEF CON!

This Saturday, the right to repair is on the agenda DEF CON. with a panel of leading repair, legal and cybersecurity experts: Brazil Redux: Short Circuiting Tech-Enabled Dystopia with the Right to Repair.

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The Week in Repair: April 10-16

Australian Consumer Watchdog Accuses Honda of Lying to Customers The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accused Honda Australia…

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The Week in Repair: March 27 – April 2

EU expands right to repair rules; repair advocate Louis Rossmann says electric skateboard firm ‘worse than Apple’ on repair; and Colorado wheelchair repair law rolls on.

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