“We have a slightly myopic viewpoint where we just focus on the physical asset, but what the clients are waking up to is, what about my data?”, says Steve Mellings of ADISA. In this podcast, Mellings discusses legacy habits from across the IT recycling community, where historically companies saw the… Read More
“The ASCDI is a great community to join,” says Shirley Liu, President of Cloud Storage Corporation. Liu says she first heard about the AscdiNatd at a Brokerbin meeting and after doing some research she decided that the Ascdi was the right choice for her company. In this podcast we learn… Read More
Elise Orlick, Director WashPIRG & WashPIRG Foundation wrote members of the ASCDI in the State of Washington, urging members to reach out to their representatives in Olympia to move Right of Repair out of committee. HB 1342 – 2019-20 and SB 5799 – 2019-20 are facing a deadline to move… Read More
There is a direct connection with the right to repair products and the ability to buy and sell used equipment. That is why the AscdiNatd has supported various “Right to Repair” bills over the years including the current Right to Repair bill in Minnesota. The bill requires manufacturers of digital electronic… Read More
The more we learn about the new Smart Licensing System being rolled out by Cisco, the more surprised we are by how many Cisco customers have yet to hear about it. The Smart Licensing System will require Catalyst 3650, 3850, and 9000 series switches to connect to the internet daily… Read More
Famous tech writer Geoffrey Fowler of the Washington Post (formerly WSJ) dug into the handling problems of batteries in the trash and in recycling programs. Net – Right to Repair would help everyone involved in handling by making schematics available for easy dis-assembly.
Vermont is the first state in the nation to pass legislation pertaining to Right to Repair by establishing a Right to Repair Task Force, now underway. There will be a series of 5 monthly meetings and the conclusions of the Task Force will be reported back to the Legislature for… Read More