%PDF-1.3 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Outlines 2 0 R /Pages 3 0 R >> endobj 2 0 obj << /Type /Outlines /Count 0 >> endobj 3 0 obj << /Type /Pages /Kids [6 0 R ] /Count 1 /Resources << /ProcSet 4 0 R /Font << /F1 8 0 R /F2 9 0 R /F3 10 0 R /F4 11 0 R >> /XObject << /I1 12 0 R >> >> /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 612.000 792.000] >> endobj 4 0 obj [/PDF /Text /ImageC ] endobj 5 0 obj << /Creator (DOMPDF) /CreationDate (D:20180524061119+00'00') /ModDate (D:20180524061119+00'00') /Title (Report 05-2018) >> endobj 6 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 13 0 R 15 0 R ] /Contents 7 0 R >> endobj 7 0 obj << /Length 3516 >> stream 1.000 1.000 1.000 rg 45.266 410.961 521.469 335.773 re f 0.773 0.773 0.773 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 45.641 411.336 520.719 335.023 re S 0.773 0.773 0.773 rg 61.016 426.711 m 550.984 426.711 l 550.984 427.461 l 61.016 427.461 l f 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 61.016 695.342 Td /F1 13.5 Tf [(The right to repair)] TJ ET 0.400 0.400 0.400 rg BT 61.016 666.755 Td /F2 9.0 Tf [(Posted on )] TJ ET BT 104.045 666.755 Td /F3 9.0 Tf [(May 09,2018)] TJ ET BT 156.578 666.755 Td /F2 9.0 Tf [( by )] TJ ET BT 171.086 666.755 Td /F3 9.0 Tf [(admin)] TJ ET q 48.000 0 0 48.000 61.016 600.057 cm /I1 Do Q 0.500 0.500 0.500 rg BT 61.016 640.657 Td /F3 8.0 Tf [(Image type unknown)] TJ ET BT 61.016 630.657 Td /F3 8.0 Tf [(https://www.edinburghremakery.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Remakeryadr.svg)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 109.016 609.657 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [( The right to repair has been on the news to today. Coincidentally I earlier passed the )] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 452.690 609.657 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(Edinburgh Remakery)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.18 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 452.690 608.506 m 537.218 608.506 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 61.016 591.266 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(on my way to get some lime for my wall. The news reporter visited the same type of organisation in Leicester. There is )] TJ ET BT 61.016 580.277 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(increasing pressure for the right to repair since so many products seem to be made with built inobsolescence in mind. )] TJ ET BT 61.016 569.288 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(The EU is passing a law which would this make it easier \(what Brexit will mean for this is anybodies guess\). There are )] TJ ET BT 61.016 558.299 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(essentially two related issues which the news covered. The first is whether the product is designed with repair in mind. )] TJ ET BT 61.016 547.310 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(The second is whether the product manufacturer will allow third party repairers access to information that will allow them )] TJ ET BT 61.016 536.321 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(to repair the product. In some cases consumers don't have the right to repair the product without invalidating the warranty. )] TJ ET BT 61.016 525.332 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(The Remakery and other places that work on the same principle offer tools, space and advice for a fee. They also do )] TJ ET BT 61.016 514.343 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(surgeries where you bring along products. Volunteers will repair your product for a donation. Examples given on a )] TJ ET BT 61.016 503.354 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(programme include irons where the only problem is the lead is damaged at the iron end \(had this\). By replacing the lead )] TJ ET BT 61.016 492.365 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(the iron is as good as new. There have been bills passed in various US states giving consumers more rights to repair but )] TJ ET BT 61.016 481.376 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(there has been )] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 123.557 481.376 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(pushback)] TJ ET 0.18 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 123.557 480.224 m 162.077 480.224 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 162.077 481.376 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [( by manufacturers. When I was young you could get anything repaired. There was a culture of )] TJ ET BT 61.016 470.387 Td /F4 9.0 Tf [(repair which has vanished. 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