Modern technology can be both a blessing and a curse. When it works, it can streamline our most tedious tasks, but when it doesn’t work? Repairs through the manufacturer or an authorized dealer can be expensive and time-consuming – often leading to the need for a full replacement.
For years, advocates of the “right-to-repair” movement have been pushing for lawmakers to step in and give consumers the ability to repair or modify electronic devices. This month, right-to-repair advocates had their wish granted. Lisa Parker with NBC 5 Responds reports.