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Why the right to repair our devices is so important

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After several years in the pipeline, the European Union has overwhelmingly approved legislation guaranteeing consumers the right to repair electronic devices when they are damaged or go wrong. The new law will enshrine the right to repair by setting out warranty periods, as well as obliging manufacturers to make things in such a way that they can be repaired reasonably easily, while requiring them to…

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On the effects of technology and innovation on people, companies and society (writing in Spanish at enriquedans.com since 2003)

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Professor of Innovation at IE Business School and blogger at enriquedans.com

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