Right-to-Repair Advocate Calls on Apple to Allow Resellers to Bypass Security Protocols

  • Right-to-repair advocate and independent MacBook reseller John Bumstead is asking Apple to allow resellers to bypass security protocols.
  • Bumstead has scavenged Macs from a facility that destroys computers for security reasons.
  • He is asking Apple to let him disable iCloud Activation Locks.
  • Bumstead runs a business refurbishing and reselling used Macs via his RDKL INC repair store.
  • Apple’s current policies make it difficult for Bumstead to sell used computers at a low cost.


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