March 22, 2005

DMCA helps Right to Repair campaign score big win

An automobile trade association which tried to copyright its specifications, then sued a member for implementing them, has lost a significant legal battle. It's a victory for the 'Right to Repair' campaign being waged by independent car mechanics. Car control systems are increasingly computerized, and the small repair shops find themselves being locked out of technical information they need.

Link: theregister.co.uk

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