Items tagged "Right to Repair"
Public Knowledge Applauds Bill Protecting the Public’s Right to Repair During Health CrisisAugust 6, 2020 coronavirus , Covid-19 , Medical Devices , Pandemic , Right to Repair
Today, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) introduced “The Critical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair Act of 2020” to allow trained experts to maintain and repair essential medical equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic, and temporarily suspend restrictions that are blocking needed repairs. Public Knowledge commends Sen. Wyden and Rep. Clarke for championing the needs of patients and medical professionals during this public health crisis.Read More
COVID-19 Highlights Why IP Shouldn’t Limit the Right to RepairMay 22, 2020 Anticircumvention , Communications & Pandemic Series , Copyright Office , Copyright Reform , Digital First Sale , Digital Locks , DMCA , Right to Repair , Section 1201
This blog post is part of a series on communications policies Public Knowledge recommends in response to the pandemic. You can read more of our proposals here and view the full series here. The right to repair consumer goods such as gaming systems, appliances, and even medical equipment is more important than ever now that we are living […]Read More