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“Do I own this phone?”

By | Kevin O'Reilly
Advocate, Right to Repair Campaign

State lawmakers grill manufacturers in Right to Repair hearing -- Yesterday, the Washington State Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee heard testimony about its Right to Repair bill, SB 5799.

American Farm Bureau Reaffirms Support for Right to Repair

By | Kevin O'Reilly
Advocate, Right to Repair Campaign

The American Farm Bureau Federation, which represents almost 6 million member families across the United States, voted decisively yesterday to endorse their members’ ability to fix their equipment when it breaks. In doing so, they set clear guidelines on what kind of policy they think will solve the problem.

State transit agencies and school districts are leading the way.

U.S. PIRG and Leading Groups Support Findings of Norwegian Privacy Report

By | Ed Mierzwinski
Senior Director, Federal Consumer Program

In support of a report by colleagues from the Norwegian Consumer Council on whether the data sharing and privacy practices of a number of dating and other smartphone apps were in compliance with European privacy rules (GDPR) or the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), U.S. PIRG and other leading groups sent joint letters to key policymakers, including the California, Oregon and TexaS Attorneys General, the Federal Trade Commission and all members of the U.S. House and Senate. 

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