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Amazon bans non-compliant USB Type-C cables

No more sketchy USB-C cables to be sold on Amazon.com thanks to ban
By: Sean Ridgeley | Peripherals News | Posted: Mar 30, 2016 8:14 pm

Amazon.com has added non-standardized USB-C / USB Type-C cables to its "Prohibited listings" for the Electronics section, Google engineer Benson Leung -- who has been on a crusade of sorts for quite some time now -- has pointed out. The full line reads as follows: "Any USB-C™ (or USB Type-C™) cable or adapter product that is not compliant with standard specifications issued by "USB Implementers Forum Inc."

 

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In other words, the manufacturers currently attempting to sell shoddy USB-C cables or cables that aren't USB-C at all but claim they are can do so no longer on Amazon. Good news, to be sure.

NEWS SOURCES:Plus.google.com

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