YODA

YODA is a bill (YOU OWN DEVICES ACT) that Representatives Blake Farenthold (TX), Jared Polis (CO) and Thomas MacArthur (NJ) have sponsored and one that the AscdiNatd is very much in support of.   It says that the essential software or “bug fixes” which are required to operate a device securely should not be with-held by the manufacturer in order to restrict the resale or repair of a protect.

We support that.  So do…..

Gigaom on YODA

The YODA ACT

Electronic Frontier Foundation on YODA

PatentlyO on YODA