Bill aims to make it cheaper to fix your broken iPhone, Android
Posted: 4:41 PM, Apr 08, 2019
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Lawmakers at the Capitol are pushing for a bill that would potentially make it easier and cheaper to fix broken technology.
The proposed measure would force electronic manufactures such as Samsung and Apple to make service literature and parts available to product owners and independent repair shops. This would potentially give consumers more or cheaper options on where they have their electronics repaired.
Lawmakers claim manufacturers often control where and how property is repaired creating what they call an "electronic waste stream".
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