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Apple is back to lobbying against right-to-repair bills

While it may have supported a weaker right-to-repair bill in California, Apple is now lobbying against a stronger bill out of Oregon.

Apple Repair Program
Apple Repair Program

On Thursday, Apple’s principal secure repair architect, John Perry, argued against a right-to-repair bill. The move comes six months after it supported a similar bill, which is now law, in California.

“It is our belief that the bill’s current language around parts pairing will undermine the security, safety, and privacy of Oregonians by forcing device manufacturers to allow the use of parts of unknown origin in consumer devices,” Perry, told the legislature.

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