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FTC Pledges To Combat Unlawful Repair Restrictions By Manufacturers

13 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

The US Federal Trade Commission has issued a new policy statement aimed at protecting users' right to repair. The Commission is promising aggressive action against manufacturers that unlawfully restrict users from repairing their devices.
“The Commission will scrutinize repair restrictions for violations of the antitrust laws,” the FTC said. It will bring an “interdisciplinary approach to this issue, using resources and expertise from throughout the agency to combat unlawful repair restrictions.”
The FTC doesn't name any OEM but notes that manufacturers have been restricting the...
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