BusinessWeek recently ran a report about how counterfeit, defective computer components from China are getting into US warplanes and ships (“Dangerous Fakes“, Oct 2). But the crux of the issue is: If you squeeze your suppliers for the lowest price, an unscrupulous one is bound to rip you off to stay in business. That’s pretty much obvious, isn’t it? 正所谓一分钱一分货。
Also, read the comments section of the article for both sides of the story.