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Interview: The True Story of France's Fight against Planned Obsolescence

Posted By James Bates-Prince

For almost a century, companies have been designing products to fail, so they can sell the same thing to you again next year. It’s called planned obsolescence. In August 2015, France became the first country in the world to define and outlaw the practice. To get the full story and find out what’s going to happen next, we spoke to the people fighting planned obsolescence on the front line.
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