Does your state have a Right to Repair law? (I didn’t know either!)
But our very own Free Geek (in Portland, Oregon), in addition to all the other excellent work they do, testifies before state legislatures in favor of right to repair laws; for more information they link website visitors to:
Excerpt: “A COMPETITIVE REPAIR MARKET IS VITAL TO THE ECONOMY
When manufacturers own the only repair shop around, prices go up and quality goes down. Competition is better for customers, but mom and pop repair shops are struggling with unfair practices by multinational corporations. Consumers and repair pros are starting to fight back….”
Link to Right to Repair.