2022-06-08

Cosas que no creerías: sillas de rueda con programas anticopia (DRM).

Una silla de rueda averiada puede ser peligrosa para quien la usa:

Wheelchairs are powerful tools that enable mobility and freedom; But broken wheelchairs can strand people at home—or even in bed, at risk of bedsores and other complications from immobilization—away from family, friends, school and work. Broken wheelchairs can also be dangerous for their users, leading to serious injuries.

Y una de las dificultades para repararla es el DRM:

Home repairs that involve powered chairs’ electronic systems are a different matter. Not because electronics are more complex—but because manufacturers use “Digital Rights Management” (DRM): digital locks that are designed to block independent access.

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