consumer rights

  1. cageymaru

    Epson Pushing Firmware Upgrades That Disable Third-Party Ink Usage

    Epson has been accused by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) of issuing firmware upgrades that disable the ability for Epson printers to use 3rd party ink supplies. Many consumers used 3rd party sources for their ink to save money and conveniences such as upgrades to a continuous ink...
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    GOG Launches the FCK DRM Initiative to Promote Consumer Rights

    GOG has launched a new FCK DRM initiative to educate the public on DRM and the effects that it has on consumer rights. They discuss how DRM on games, music, video and books is intended to provide control for the content provider to shape how and when you can use your licensed product. There is...
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    Apple Draws the Ire of Australian Government after Bricking 3rd Party Repaired Devices

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission or (ACCC) is seeking to sue Apple for bricking iOS devices that had been repaired by third party repairers. An update for iOS 9 started the bricking of devices as it could detect third party tampering with the home button or fingerprint...