It’s not surprising that the law will only apply to devices sold from July 1st 2023 (implementation delays in Europe are usually much longer), however it’s risky that models exclusively to government or businesses will be exempt.
Yes. It’s good news, but is a small step. At least it is in a positive direction!
My main concerns is that it will take years to get the next round of concessions. That will make progress slow … As you say, the fight for a real Right to Repair continues …
I’m waiting for the more comprehensive analysis by Paul Roberts and others to understand the extent of the “trimming”. It’s certainly shocking that a governor can get a law changed extensively after it’s been voted (with such a strong majority!).
But I’m definitely not surprised that manufacturers succeeded in exempting all devices sold until July 1st 2023…
WOW, This guy has not only got NYC dead to rights BUT this is the same sort of sh*t going on in Europe & the UK. WE all have got a load of crap politicians who don’t care about their voters on anything especially the environment. WE the public have just got to “STOP BUYING” for a couple of months, then there might be some action. Rgds Stay safe.
US farmers will have the right to repair tractors and other agricultural equipment from John Deere without having to use the manufacturer’s own parts and facilities, under an agreement the company signed Sunday with farm industry representatives https://cnn.it/3vUBXYw