Ready to throw Arte: planned obsolescence is not a recent practice

"Ready to Cast" documentary broadcast on 2011 early Arte on industry practices aimed at reducing the life of its products in order to increase its volume of business.

The practice of programmed obsolescence is far from being recent, contrary to what one might think, but it has greatly accelerated these last 20 last years.

The obsolescence had, indeed, started with the incandescent bulb!


More:
Debate on planned obsolescence
Report on industrial obsolescence
- Another report on the subject: Special Envoy: The Great Bluff

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