Started on staff: 2005
B.A., Tufts University
Nathan leads U.S. PIRG’s Right to Repair campaign, working to pass legislation that will prevent companies from blocking consumers’ ability to fix their own electronics. Nathan lives in Arlington, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children.
Posts by Nathan Proctor
Software lockouts shouldn’t be the reason I can’t use my car
Tethering customers to the manufacturer violates consumer rights and drives the electronic waste crisis.
Statement: FTC announces intention to add Right to Repair rules to Energy Guide program
Agency takes another pro-repair step to improve access to appliance repair
It’s time for New York to be, officially, an international repair leader
The best way for New York to celebrate Repair Day is for Gov. Kathy Hochul to sign the Fair Repair Act, and make the Empire State an international leader on repair.
Repairers of the world have had enough of the unfixable
Since it began in 2017, FixFest has featured repair advocates from six continents as part of a global push to empower repair and curb disposable electronics