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Digital Right of Repair Bills Need Your Help

With computers in more and more of the things we buy, it is vital that have a digital right of repair so we truly control the things we own. Corporations must not be able to lock down their products so that we have to pay them exorbitant amounts to fix them or prevent people from determining their s... Read more

Digital Right of Repair Hearing on Sept. 26th

Massachusetts legislators will hear testimony for and against Digital Right to Repair on September 26 in the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection. The bill is H.143 in the Massachusetts House and S.96 in the Senate. With computers in more and more of the things we buy, it is vital that these bills... Read more

Thursday: Fixit Clinic, Jamaica Plain Public Library (Boston)

From our Boston Organizer, Matt Fealy. Contact him at noophilic@gmail.com, if you can help organize a Boston Pirate Party chapter. Celebrating repair by conveying basic troubleshooting skills, Fixit Clinics are do-it-together hands-on STEM-oriented fix-n-learn community-based exploration and disc... Read more

Day Against DRM, This Saturday, July 8th

Our Day Against DRM event is July 8th and we want your help getting the word out about the evils of Digital Restrictions Management. We will meet in front of the Park Street MBTA stop at 11am. Around 11:15am we will fan out around the area to hand out flyers and hold signs in opposition to Digita... Read more

Saturday, March for Accessible, Secure & Open Internet Standards

We're now in the final showdown phase of the fight to keep Digital Rights Management (DRM) out of HTML and Web standards. All approval of the DRM standard has been granted *except* the crucial final stamp from Tim Berners-Lee, the Web's inventor. He's taking forever to make the decision, because the... Read more

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