Reducing e-waste is a noble goal. Forcing gadget-makers to make batteries removable is not the best way to go about it.
Earlier this week, the Dutch newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad published a scoop (via Business Insider) that sent ripples through the tech industry: the European Union is drafting legislation that would legally require tech companies to make products with batteries that users could easily replace on their own.
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