Fixing modern cars requires special diagnostic tools and official service information—information that some manufacturers don’t share with independent technicians.
The agreement comes almost 12 months after more than 114,000 people petitioned the White House to take a stand against the Librarian of Congress’s decision to make cell phone unlocking illegal.
Remembering a tinkerer in an age of silicon and code
The next step for advocates of phone unlocking is legislation that will give people who open up their devices -- with or without carrier permission -- legal protection.
We're not only letting 75 percent of our old electronics go to waste, we're also wasting an opportunity to rebuild the domestic electronics industry.