Activist shareholders push for Right to Repair at Alphabet

In what has become something of a trend, shareholders have filed a Right to Repair proposal with a big tech company. This time, it’s with Google’s parent company, Alphabet.

Green Century—who also filed a Right to Repair proposal with Apple last year—are “urging the technology giant to make its devices more easily repairable by consumers and independent repair shops.” (source)

Our friend Nathan Proctor at US PIRG (a key member of the US Right to Repair Campaign and driving force behind this action) has a good write up of Google’s poor track record on repair:

  • Google features prominently in anti-Right to Repair lobbying
  • Google leaves repair out of its environmental report
  • Google search takes down repair shop ads

Worth reading the full post:

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