FTC to Host Half-Day “Nixing the Fix” Workshop Focusing on Repair Restrictions Tomorrow in Washington, DC

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission is hosting Nixing the Fix: A Workshop on Repair Restrictions, to examine how manufacturers may limit repairs by consumers and repair shops and whether those limitations affect consumer protection. WHEN: Tuesday July 16, 12:30 pm to 4:45 pm EDT WHERE: Constitution Center, 400 Seventh St., SW, Washington, DC WHO: FTC Commissioner Christine S. Wilson will provide opening remarks, followed by a series of panels, which will include participants from industry, state legislatures, non-governmental advocacy groups, and Commission staff. Lois C. Greisman, Associate Director of the FTC’s Division of Marketing Practices, will provide closing remarks. WEBCAST: The event will be webcast live on the FTC’s website and will be live tweeted using the hashtag #NixtheFixFTC. The URL to access the webcast will be posted on the event page on Tuesday morning.

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