30 iulie 2021

FTC's right-to-repair ruling is a small step for security researchers, giant leap for DIY hackers


Written by Tonya RileyJul 30, 2021 | CYBERSCOOPWhen the Federal Trade Commission voted unanimously on July 21 to enforce rules against manufacturers who have made it difficult for consumers to fix their own devices, it marked a significant win for the “right-to-repair” movement that includes farmers, hackers and consumer advocates among its ranks.The consumer watchdog agency’s decision to ramp up enforcement actions against illegal right-to-repair restrictions came after Americans, for years, [...]