Author Archives: Gay Gordon-Byrne, Executive Director Digital Right to Repair Coalition
Digital Right to Repair Coalition (DRTR) Proclaims IBM Has Damaged Owners’ Rights by Restricting Access to Defect Support
NORTH HALEDON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Buyers of IBM hardware were treated to a new pop-up on IBM Fix Central website in the US and the EU starting August 11, 2013. The screen announces that it is now necessary to input a serial number to validate the IBM maintenance contract status for any machine requiring a patch or […]
NORTH HALEDON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The non-profit Digital Right to Repair Coalition believes Oracle is violating the rights of equipment owners to hire agents to repair any of their purchased equipment. “If we understand the recent complaint filed against TPMs (Third-Party Maintainers), it appears Oracle is trying to prevent all forms of agent agreements, even when those agreements adhere to Oracle policy,” […]
Digital Right to Repair Value for End Users Customers need TPM options in order to meet their budgetary goals. This piece connects their goals with Digital Right to Repair. Use as you see fit.
Section 117 is very short and very powerful.
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