How Sony, Microsoft, and Other Gadget Makers Violate Federal Warranty Law | Motherboard

Manufacturers threaten to do things they cannot do legally but 99.9 percent of consumers have no idea of their actual rights

We already discussed some of the issues related to rights of repairing our things, but the subject is vast and the economics implied are huge. This article suggests that manufacturers are pushing it beyond the limits (even if some of them use “cleverly written” pieces of legal contracts) applying labels that (would) void warranties if damaged or removed.

There are also a couple of links to videos that show how to safely remove labels, for those who want to fix their own hardware but prefer not to risk.

via How Sony, Microsoft, and Other Gadget Makers Violate Federal Warranty Law | Motherboard.

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