John Deere tractors/OSERVMON
Uses technical measures and DMCA1201 to maintain servicing monopoly and obstruct owner repair
Status: Current — The violation is standing.
- boingboing.net: John Deere: of course you "own" your tractor, but only if you agree to let us rip you off
- boingboing.net: In the 21st century, only corporations get to own property and we're their tenants
- wired.com: We Can’t Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership
- theglobeandmail.com: Do you ever really own a computerized device?