Mike Rife

Mike Rife has a thriving computer repair business.  Mike’s customers range from small businesses that outsource their information technology work to families and individuals who prefer his personalized brand of computer support.  Mike runs AustinPCTech from a workshop at the back of a mail center, which serves as a pick-up and drop-off location for his customers.  He is a typical entrepreneur:  all energy and motion, carefully growing his business and enjoying the freedom that comes with being your own boss.

  • June 26, 2008    |   Economic Liberty First Amendment

    Texas Computer Repair

    Texas Government-mandated Computer Repair License Does Not Compute

    Texas now demands that every computer repair technician in the entire state acquire a private investigator’s license to repair a computer.  To get that license, you are required to have a degree in criminal justice or perform a three-year apprenticeship under a licensed private investigator.  If you perform certain repairs without a private investigator’s license,…

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