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.
Secure Repairs (securepairs.org), an organization of cybersecurity and information technology professionals who support a legal right to repair, celebrates passage of Senate Bill 244 by the California legislature this week. “Nothing says success like having the 5th largest economy in the world embrace robust consumer right to repair protections,” said Paul Roberts, founder of Secure Repairs.
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?”
Secure Repairs members celebrate Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz’s signing of the Digital Fair Repair Act and call on the state’s Attorney General to clarify the meaning of vague language in the law regarding cybersecurity and critical infrastructure.
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.
Thank you for joining us for another week in repair, our last of 2022! We are extremely appreciative for those…
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.
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.