Author Archives: Cristina Ganapini

12 January 2023

New York’s Right To Repair Act –  a big step for repair, but big tech managed to considerably slim it down. Tractor manufacturer – and long-standing opponent to R2R – John Deere signed a repair agreement with US farmers. Will they actually respect it? 

22 December 2022

We celebrate an important repair win on part pairing: this directive finally bans software tricks which hinder the replacement of batteries. We regret however, that an exemption for products used in wet conditions leaves many products such as electric toothbrushes with hardly replaceable batteries.