The right to repair should be fully protected at the EU level.

Copyright law should not limit the right to repair, which is crucial for sustainability and user empowerment. Individuals should fully own the devices and digital content they buy and have the freedom to modify them. Europe needs a mandatory exception to copyright and other exclusive rights that allows the modification of devices for purposes of repairing them, as well as the sharing of repair information such as instruction manuals or blueprints.

Etching of a printer's press by Abraham Bosse.
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