US Copyright Office proposes new rules to let consumers and repair shops legally break DRM for repairing or maintaining devices like phones, tractors, and cars (Jason Koebler/Motherboard)

Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
US Copyright Office proposes new rules to let consumers and repair shops legally break DRM for repairing or maintaining devices like phones, tractors, and cars  —  The new exemptions are a major win for the right to repair movement and give consumers wide latitude to legally repair the devices they own.



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