Deere: You Own Your Tractor
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Apr 24, 2015 09:50 AM CDT

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- John Deere wants you to know that you own your Deere tractor. Make no mistake about it.

Regarding the software that makes that tractor go? Well, it's complicated.

Deere drew the wrath of social media earlier this week after an op-ed piece appeared online from the magazine "Wired" titled "We Can't Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership."

The article was written by Kyle Wiens, a guy who breaks down various machines and fixes them. He happens to be part of a refurbish-and-repair industry that is in a battle with manufacturers over possible changes in ...

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