Apple reportedly told lawmakers that folks will hurt themselves trying to fix iPhones

Apple reportedly told lawmakers that folks will hurt themselves trying to fix iPhones

VICE’s Motherboard claims that an Apple representative and lobbyist for CompTIA, a trade organization that represents big tech companies, have been privately meeting with California lawmakers to encourage them to kill legislation that would make it easier for consumers to repair their electronics.

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Five states are considering ‘Right to Repair’ bills that would affect Apple

Five states are considering ‘Right to Repair’ bills that would affect Apple

Lawmakers in five states — Nebraska, Minnesota, New York, Massachusetts, and Kansas — have introduced legislation that would enshrine the “Right to Repair” electronics, which means manufacturers such as Apple will have to sell replacement parts to independent repair shops and consumers and will also have to make their diagnostic and service manuals public, reports MotherBoard.

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