Biden to Sign Executive Order Granting Farmers Right to Repair Protections - VICE: Psaki did not provide many specifics, but it seems as though this specific executive order would be focused on farmers, who for years have struggled to repair their tractors and other farm equipment due to software used by companies like John Deere that lock farmers out of their own equipment. John Deere and its competitors have used agricultural trade groups to lobby against right to repair legislation and eventually agreed to offer a watered-down version of it in hopes of killing the movement altogether. Deere did not follow through with its obligations under even that watered-down agreement, which gave the movement new urgency, as Motherboard reported earlier this year.
Gun resembling Lego toy sparks backlash in US - BBC News: A US gun company is facing a backlash for producing a pistol that looks like a children's toy made of Lego. [...] It is illegal in the US to produce a children's toy that precisely resembles a real gun, but the laws do not explicitly prevent manufacturers from making a gun that resembles a toy.
WATCH: Unpaid Contractor Wrecks New German Apartments With Excavator: A general contractor in Germany caused nearly $600,000 worth of damage to a luxury apartment complex because he believed the developer owed him around $5.8 million in outstanding debts. People with earthmoving equipment have somewhat direct negotiation tactics available.