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Re: OT: Huge Right to Repair Win for Consumers

On 06/08/2021 06:53 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
Hi Everyone,

This is not as off-topic as it may seem. In the US, the FTC just
issued a report that favors consumers.

An actual description of the decision????
Perhaps a reference to a specific FTC document.

The report and its
recommendations may provide a means to pierce the veil of closed
platforms, like closed-sourced firmware. It also looks like the
Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act will finally get some teeth and

Also see Steve Lehto's commentary at
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdMzWX9p17Q . It is a really good
analysis, and you should listen to it if you have some time. (Lehto is
an attorney who specializes in auto repair and lemon laws).

I guess the next step is to see how lobbyists in the US attempt to
corrupt and influence politicians to purchase changes in legislation.


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