US Asked to Emulate European Union on Charger Standard Rules

Liputan6.com, Jakarta – EU steps to implement related rules charger or chargers in the region, seems to have smitten some US senators to ask the US government to do the same.

Request that AS apply use port the standard filling was delivered by an open letter to the country’s Secretary of Commerce by Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren.

The European Parliament itself last week made it mandatory for all small and medium-sized consumer electronic devices such as smartphone and tablets, to be equipped with port charging USB Type-C starting in the fall of 2024.

Quoted from GSM ArenaMonday (20/6/2022), the letter’s author commended the Commerce Department for the steps taken to address the problem.

“And we urge you to follow in the EU’s footsteps by developing a comprehensive strategy to tackle unnecessary consumer costs, reduce e-waste and restore sanity and certainty to the process of buying new e-goods,” he said.

The senator also said having to pay for a special charge could be a burden on profits.

In addition, innovation must also benefit consumers and “shouldn’t hurt them, burden them with incompatible accessories, and force them to buy different charging equipment for each device they own.”

Collect The Verge, European Union has made a wise move in the public interest, by taking over a powerful technology company on this consumer and environmental issue.

United States of America should do the same,” the senators wrote.

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