'The computerization of everything, from tractors to toothbrushes, has compelled fervent activism under the banner of “right to repair.” Advocates aim to secure a universal legal right for consumers to modify and repair the things they own, including tools used in essential activities, like growing food.'

@cyrilpedia There is however the hidden spectre of abuse. One major reason farmers want to modify tractors is to defeat environmental controls. Truck owners convert their pavement queens to coal-rollers. There has to be either reasonable limitation, or adequate enforcement. An unrestricted free-for-all could be disastrous. In addressing 'right to repair', you must also address the larger goals of society at large, not merely freedom for its own sake.

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