Why You Don't Own Your Tech

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Comments • 5 577

  • PenguinSickle
    PenguinSickle Day ago +1

    Ohhhh, so that's why my Iphone screen doesn't work

  • Willrocks650
    Willrocks650 Day ago

    What’s that?

  • kate royal
    kate royal 2 days ago

    As someone who has lived in Nebraska my entire life, I just want to say: It does not look like that, no one talks like that, and no one dresses like that. Other than that, good video lol

  • Tritium Exposure
    Tritium Exposure 2 days ago

    Solution delete the O. S. Or kill and remove the software

  • Carlos Domenech
    Carlos Domenech 2 days ago

    Man big (insert blanket statement here) sure is scary!

  • Carlos Domenech
    Carlos Domenech 2 days ago

    Thank god i use android

  • Messycallum
    Messycallum 2 days ago

    There’s no apple stores in New Zealand...so

  • Trump-a-Tron 6000
    Trump-a-Tron 6000 2 days ago

    Unrealistic. The dude with a giant knife would be full of buckshot by now.

  • Seán McG H
    Seán McG H 2 days ago

    Use Linux, buy software from dead companies. Screw Apple

  • Rose Vampire
    Rose Vampire 2 days ago

    And some people still think that capitalism is good.

  • Enzo Ferrari
    Enzo Ferrari 2 days ago

    I'm going to ruin Adam ruins everything:
    Why don't you offer up solutions and alternatives my dude, instead of just criticizing everything.

  • Enzo Ferrari
    Enzo Ferrari 2 days ago

    Cool bro. Yet another problem no one is going to do anything about.

  • sabl kop
    sabl kop 2 days ago

    the black woman is the property

  • Mr Michael J Stark
    Mr Michael J Stark 2 days ago

    4:01 Error: Voice doesn't match the body.

  • zac
    zac 2 days ago

    I do Bec I have an essential phone.

  • Dirge Wordsmithe
    Dirge Wordsmithe 3 days ago

    Watching this while driving when "Kit" came on, happened to glance at the screen and almost wiped out!! Never glance at your screen while driving. NEVER.

  • Queen T
    Queen T 3 days ago

    I use an IPhone 6s Plus and my moms boyfriend has repaired this screen twice, replaced the battery with a new and modified one, and also an LED color changing Apple Symbol and it’s fine?

  • AWKisbored
    AWKisbored 3 days ago

    Don’t touch mah tractor

  • fireredcannon twofour

    Wtf was that lawyer?

  • Gio _draws2.0
    Gio _draws2.0 3 days ago

    Bruhh Adam whyyy. U mean to tell me I can go to jail for fixing my own phone

  • daleketchup
    daleketchup 3 days ago

    I absolutely hate the tech companies but I recently watched kill bill and laughed at the reference

  • Angelic Rebels
    Angelic Rebels 3 days ago

    The 1984 reference 😆

  • Jakub Švanda
    Jakub Švanda 3 days ago

    Why does a white guy own a black woman in this strange strange video? "When you started using me, you agreed to my terms." 0:38

  • CluelessKomodoDragon

    As European: have never owned any of these things, also coffee pods are the biggest scam ever.

  • Kanna Kanui
    Kanna Kanui 4 days ago

    I l

  • Steven Johnson
    Steven Johnson 4 days ago

    seems orsen wells 1984 is a reality!

  • Tyler Luke
    Tyler Luke 4 days ago

    Compelling argument, but I’m instantly on the opposite side of the argument of your professional source. That boy ain’t right.

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  • Mauri QHD
    Mauri QHD 4 days ago +1

    3:46 HOL UP

  • Poison Kiss
    Poison Kiss 4 days ago

    Damn, that woman got some good skin.

  • E.C.Awesome
    E.C.Awesome 4 days ago

    Um I own a Keiureg and an HP printer

  • theFareulookinat
    theFareulookinat 4 days ago

    Wtf this is so wrong and most ppl in the comments are just joking around

  • Sentor Pria
    Sentor Pria 5 days ago

    That is how monopoly works...

  • Michelle McMahon
    Michelle McMahon 5 days ago

    I agree with Adam because I can't update the software on my MacBook

  • Legendary Carlos
    Legendary Carlos 5 days ago

    That's a New Holland Tractor!

  • Degenerate Soy-Girl with a God complex

    Nice Kill Bill reference

  • MagizLord
    MagizLord 5 days ago

    kit walsh scares me with his look

  • Rayman34128
    Rayman34128 6 days ago

    Yeah huge no shit. This is almost as dumb as that "did you know *bacon* is *bad for you?*"

  • Danny Lopez
    Danny Lopez 6 days ago

    Wrong! Actually what Adam describes is how tech companies try to create proprietary devices etc. However, the End user agreement EULA he referred to is made by lawyers who compose the EULA. You are going to have a hard time getting past them. Instead we need to vote or hope for the creation of a standardizing body/company to enforce standardization of electronics. For example computer Mother boards should meet the ATX... ETC standards. Standardizing electronics will keep companies from locking us into proprietary devices and allow for a more competitive market and wider selection of items. Stop purchasing phone with proprietary headphone, because every phone should have the standard audio jack. We can purchase any headphones on Amazon and not have to worry about its compatibility for our device. A standardizing body will regulate for our best interest and the market.

  • Matt Crown
    Matt Crown 6 days ago

    Just buy Microsoft and DELL

  • SpooksHD
    SpooksHD 6 days ago

    I made all my tech myself, checkmate atheists

  • Jimmy's Tractor
    Jimmy's Tractor 6 days ago

    4:32 WTF is that??????

  • Nico Pasanen
    Nico Pasanen 6 days ago


  • Jedidiah Carosaari
    Jedidiah Carosaari 6 days ago

    But- we have the right to loan Kindle books to a friend!

  • Cameron Waycaster
    Cameron Waycaster 6 days ago

    God these companies these days are so fucked up, never knew they were like this

  • mathew b
    mathew b 6 days ago

    I thought the right to repair act was pasted in Nebraska

  • Alex Sosna
    Alex Sosna 6 days ago

    yeah Apple lied to me and said i couldn’t upgrade my RAM in my macbook pro. went to best buy, bought some for 50 bucks and opened the back and popped it in. super simple.

  • John Michael McAwesome

    this is true but still hate adam

  • Andrew Ben Richard
    Andrew Ben Richard 7 days ago

    Adam you are freaking addictive

  • Allen Phan
    Allen Phan 7 days ago

    Why no one talk about the android sent by cyberlife??

  • James MacRandal
    James MacRandal 7 days ago

    in my opinion the printers only using their own cartrages and coffee machines only using their coffee is fine because that's why the price is so low, if you want an alternative that doesn't use these tricks (that you agreed to) you cant have it at such a low price, you can't have it both ways people. And yeah Okay the right to repair is important and I fully support the right for that but you agreed to these things when you bought them if you agree to something without reading it guess who's fault it is, YOURS people need to take responsibility for their actions and they need to stop hiding behind the excuse of their own ignorance and either chose cheap products that give them less rights of pay more for products that they want to do more things . And yes I agree terms and conditions agreements are long and boring but if you don't read them don't use the product

  • Derpus Destiny
    Derpus Destiny 7 days ago

    In America u don’t own technology technology owns you

  • Rorik one- eye
    Rorik one- eye 7 days ago

    good thing im apart of the tech industry

  • Newbs UnLite
    Newbs UnLite 7 days ago

    Is that a man or a woman?

  • Nickelodean
    Nickelodean 7 days ago

    Uhh I repair phones for my job. Most phones that come through are newer iPhones. It's a big profit for us, and we absolutely can repair them. There is NO software in place to stop us. If you're screen is broken, we literally take the new screen assembly (including the digitizer which is what makes the touchscreen work) and replace it. The first thing we do is detach the battery cable so nothing software related even knows what's happening.
    update: I went to the source...that guy also says that replacing an iPhone 7/8 home button will kill it's functionality. I literally fucking replaced one today. Completely fucking untrue. Whoever was doing the repair probably just didn't know what tf they were doing.

  • NinjaOnANinja
    NinjaOnANinja 7 days ago

    Why cant you people learn lines. It kills it when you read your lines for everything you say. See this crap all the time now.

  • David Campbell
    David Campbell 7 days ago

    5:36 IT A GUY

  • TM Lutas
    TM Lutas 8 days ago

    Some parts of the tech we own and other parts we don't. When that happened in telecom networks in the USA, the US legally defined part of the network as yours and part of the network as the telephone service provider's. The interface between the two was called the demarcation point or demarc. Define a demark point on all this tech and you've solved the problem and created new commercial ecosystems to boot.
    Your stuff (generally the hardware) you own, their stuff (generally the software) they own, and if you don't want their software on your hardware, you get to overwrite their stuff with replacement stuff that you own or, more often, written by a different vendor.
    It's simple, builds on well established work in telecom that is decades old, and judges already have a number of court cases they can rely on.
    What's not to like?

  • Michael Long
    Michael Long 8 days ago

    That tractor is a ford

  • diannia horne
    diannia horne 8 days ago

    any contract signed by a minor is void by the laws of the us

  • Zachariah Logan
    Zachariah Logan 8 days ago

    i mean ya- but good flippin luck.

  • Snivy 87
    Snivy 87 8 days ago

    Use Linux, and open source software. You can edit it to do anything you want without any risk of copyright violation or eavesdropping by companies.

  • Nigel Montezuma
    Nigel Montezuma 8 days ago

    One more thing: Dell laptops can be powered by power supplies made by third parties like HP, but their batteries can't be charged since the firmware on the third party charger mismatches the firmware Dell takes.

  • Ryan Littlejohn
    Ryan Littlejohn 8 days ago

    Please tell me that I actually own my clothes?

  • How I made
    How I made 8 days ago

    this is why you go to decentralized platforms

  • Water d0ve
    Water d0ve 9 days ago

    That lawyer looks like a girl

  • Jonathan Halstead
    Jonathan Halstead 9 days ago

    Hahahahaha also definitely not in Nebraska way to many hills in the back round

  • Roseblossom9029
    Roseblossom9029 9 days ago

    So more monopolies that the government won’t do shit about

  • Sir Wa
    Sir Wa 9 days ago

    I don't know what to do for money.

  • Sunny shah
    Sunny shah 9 days ago +35

    These License Agreements are ridiculous, why give an option to agree and disagree, if only one of the option allow you to use the device.
    Might as well call if forced acceptance,
    because an agreement is when both sides eventually come to a satisfying arrangement,
    not when one side must say yes to everything required by the other side.

  • Ryan Napier
    Ryan Napier 9 days ago

    You bought an Apple product. I don't know what they expected.

  • Allen Hood
    Allen Hood 9 days ago

    while we're making things illegal, how about that terrible M->F transition on that lawyer? she should sue the doctor that told her she was passing.

  • Kash The Gamer
    Kash The Gamer 9 days ago

    You are the best

  • David Herman
    David Herman 9 days ago

    Wow! Capitalism!

  • Michael Indo
    Michael Indo 10 days ago

    Why is College Humor suddenly a weird socialist propaganda machine?

  • Nathaniel Walters
    Nathaniel Walters 10 days ago

    That guy is NOT from Nebraska. That accent is from the South. 🤣🤣🤣

  • NPixel89
    NPixel89 10 days ago

    Lol she's funny asf

  • Archis
    Archis 10 days ago

    What IS that thing that gave them legal advice?

    • Cassidy Deneau
      Cassidy Deneau 8 days ago

      Last I checked, humans are people, not things, but go off I guess.

  • Koder
    Koder 10 days ago

    You can sue because of a lovely thing called free market if companies refuse to allow repairs at 3rd parties.

  • Axlphish M
    Axlphish M 10 days ago

    We cheat our kuerig , the chips are in the tin top , just rip one off and put it on any cofee pod and its reads it

  • BVSchaefer
    BVSchaefer 11 days ago

    Um, this isn't new information.

  • chrisneal66
    chrisneal66 11 days ago

    the case john deere tractor issue has gone to the supreme court. worth looking into.

  • Predated O
    Predated O 11 days ago

    Using a term like BigTech, and wondering why people started calling Adam a conspiracy character nowadays.
    The thing is: Apple owns the software, ever since software came into existance, ANY tempering with the software would have legal measures. Having software that is designed around certain hardware means that any re-selling of the item(which is a whole legal grey area on its own, since you dont own the software, but due to the gifting an item and donating money back loophole, its not preventable), means that if you re-sell the item with altered hardware, you're not selling the product that the company initially sold anymore, which means the only way to legally repair integrated parts of the device without any legal measures is to sign a contract that it is not going to be resold. A contract which no one would sign if they read it, since the monetary punishment on repairing a device is minimal, but selling the device after signing that contract could leave you empty handed.

  • MojoBonzo
    MojoBonzo 11 days ago

    never understood why companies(well board members) love to be hated so much... i mean... comon, did they grow up as kids dreaming "when i grow up, i want people to wish me cancer and stuff"

  • The Uber Successful
    The Uber Successful 11 days ago

    Back to paperback for me. Its good for the environment anyway

  • Yo boi
    Yo boi 11 days ago

    *reverse card*

  • kyle payton
    kyle payton 11 days ago

    Black Mirror.....

  • Jacob Black
    Jacob Black 11 days ago

    5G bad

  • Reds Typical videos
    Reds Typical videos 11 days ago

    Now I’m trying to be rude (if y’all think this is even rude) is kit Walsh a girl or a boy

    • Maria Sernaca
      Maria Sernaca 9 days ago

      it is a man with long hair and lipstick. It is no clear if he identify as man or woman or "gender non-binary" or if he want to be call "she" or "he" so no one know. it is not rude but the man does not try to change his voice to be feminine or his face. It is a person that is born man who wears red liptick and didn't cut his hair who, until he come out to tell "no i am woman" we do not know. Hope this helps

  • Benjamin Michael Marquez

    Hi adam please make a video if ipads have harmful radiation or not

  • Harold Wagner
    Harold Wagner 12 days ago

    Also y'all crying about someone who doesn't fit your narrow world view (you know who I'm referring to) need to piss off.

  • Harold Wagner
    Harold Wagner 12 days ago

    All companies that do this crap should be destroyed.

  • Aidan McGuire
    Aidan McGuire 12 days ago +6

    Was that lawyer a man or a woman

    • Charlotte Miller
      Charlotte Miller 8 days ago +1

      I don't know if you said "it" intentionally or not. I hope not. She's a person.
      Some people in the comments saw her employer's website and they refer to her as a woman, otherwise I would also use they.

    • Taylor W
      Taylor W 8 days ago

      I think it's a they

    • Charlotte Miller
      Charlotte Miller 9 days ago +1

      But I don't see why you needed to know that to understand what she was saying.

  • hugger me
    hugger me 12 days ago

    Why is the black girl the assistant that's racist lol

  • Bryan Siegfried
    Bryan Siegfried 12 days ago

    Did you see the hill in the background of the farm? That's not Nebraska!! 😂😂

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  • Cracker Boxy
    Cracker Boxy 12 days ago

    How did Zinnia Jones
    end up in there?

  • IntelliXun
    IntelliXun 12 days ago

    i show you and then ? Part 2 ?

  • theclassiclady12
    theclassiclady12 12 days ago

    As a girl who loves tech and lives on a dairy.....I felt this.

  • superbuddy007
    superbuddy007 12 days ago

    I thought monopoly was illegal. Can anyone explain why they’re getting away with this?