Proponents of the Right to repair believe that devices designed by large companies can only be used for a certain period of time and then need to be replaced.
Although the technology giants and users still disagree. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has publicly expressed his support for repair rights. In a post recorded for the Cameo website, Wozniak said that if we didn’t have Apple, we wouldn’t have it. Ton will grow up. In a “very open technological world.”
The 70-year-old man, Apple co-founder, and Steve Jobs stated that he supports the sport. And he added that I firmly believe that the people behind us are doing the right thing.
Apple Wouldn't Have Existed If Not for Open Technology, Says Steve Wozniak in Support of Right-to-Repairhttps://t.co/oXnW9M3mm2
— Adam Bishop (@adambishop_it) July 12, 2021
Now is the time to acknowledge the right to repair Nyak’s remarks were made in the context of increasing debates among movement leaders over the right to repair. Supporters of the movement believe that the tech giants promoted a culture of “plan outdated.”
Companies design their equipment so that it can only be used for a time period. However, the equipment designs need to replace. Another reason this move has become louder and louder is that they believe that more devices will pressure them.
Wozniak talking about right-to-repair :
The Apple co-founder believes that it should be easier for users to repair the device themselves or let a third party repair it. You can maximize expansion by adding that the product was the company’s only source of profit for the first 10 years.
Wozniak also explained how to repair TVs and radios in the past because they have paper instructions that allow users to repair them by themselves. He said it even enables technology enthusiasts to invent new hardware and software.
The company does business with other people and cooperates with other people who are completely defensive and monopolistic. But they not completely competitive. And he added that they could really do better.
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Furthermore, He thinks the company will have reservations because it gives them All power and control… “I believe that in the minds of many people, power over others is equivalent to money and profit,” he said. Hey, is this your computer or the company’s computer? Want to see it. Do the right thing.” Wozniak said.
On July 10, US President Joe Biden issued a decree calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish rules to curb Competitive restrictions that limit the ability of users to use the equipment.
Biden urges the FTC to take action against unfair anti-competitive restrictions on third-party repairs or self-repair of items. Powerful manufacturers are repair items that were restricting farmers from repairing their equipment.
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