Testimony: House Judiciary Hearing Is There A Right To Repair?

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?”

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SecuRepairs to testify as U.S. House asks “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?”

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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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