Local stores and big tech clash in Nevada ‘right to repair’ debate

Repair shops in Nevada have argued in favor of the state introducing law changes to require ‘right to repair,’ while technology firms including Apple are lobbying against the effort, citing privacy concerns.

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As Apple expands its independent repair provider program, it is still protesting against more general ‘right to repair’ laws, as are being debated in various states. Nevada’s latest hearing saw a trade firm lobbying on behalf of technology firms, while local firms said such a law change would directly help citizens.

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