EEVblog #676 – RANT: FTDI Bricking Counterfeit Chips!


FTDI have released a windows driver update that bricks any product using counterfeit chips.
A classic case of corporate suicide.
Dave breaks down “FTDIgate”, and rants about FTDI’s official response.

NOTE: The 2nd half of this video includes the original rant video before FTDI responded and withdrew their new driver.

FTDI’s response

The forum thread that’s going crazy!

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