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An article about legal interest in the EU on Right to Repair stuff: reasonstobecheerful.world/euro

Pressure in the right direction, though the biggest threat (at least in the US, don't know EU law here as well) to the right to repair is the use of *intellectual restriction laws* to obstruct repair / reverse engineering / jailbreaking.

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And yes, "intellectual restriction laws" is the term I use for "intellectual property laws". While different, that's the common tie between such laws: to restrict certain kinds of use of non-rivalrous intellectual goods/activity.

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@cwebber "intellectual monopoly laws" is a better term, as those laws regulates monopoles on intellectual works.
@Feufochmar @cwebber I agree, and that's what I use, but "intellectual/immaterial privileges" maps neatly onto the same initialism as the official term.

@Feufochmar I've considered and debated that, yeah. I'm unsure... though I'm having a hard time remembering the details of why

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