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by Guru (88.1k points)
Wifi Alliance is the standard compliance board which certify interoperational on different hardware wireless manufacturers.

Next time when buying any wireless device, check the wifi alliance logo to make sure your device will work not some cheap clone which may or may not work.
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by Regular (2.9k points)
Self answering.... , with our market people won't likely look for that. And once people start looking for it the clones will come with the "stickers" on them too just to fool the consumer. What needs to be done is to implement the compliance procedure on all IT products, Like the Medical Board (which tests all drugs before they officially get into the country. That way yes maybe that's how to get compliant
by Guru (57.6k points)
the better solution is voting with your wallet/ecocash

only buy from reputable vendors that only source and supply genuine products that are of a good quality, sure it costs slightly more, but factor in having to buy 2 or 3 of an inferior product over the better products useable lifetime and it still works out cheaper in the long run
by Regular (2.9k points)
we do not know who the reputable vendors are.... that's the need for a compliance organisation locally. To make this all legal and verify. We might point a specific company yet they only got that merchandise this once only.
by Guru (57.6k points)
sure that makes sense when lives are at stake but what your proposing is more red tape which makes it harder to do business which deters reputable suppliers from setting up

what we need is less red tape but more stringent trading standards laws which empower consumers more (as well as educating consumers)

the premise should be simple, vendors should produce or supply quality equipment with specific minimum guarantees on the quality of the product and if the product does not meet those guarantees or significantly differs from the advertised product the consumer should be able to pursue for a refund (or even compensation in extreme cases)

trying to enforce compliance would be like south africa trying to build a 12 foot high wall all the way along its border with Zim to stop illegal border crossings - it would be stupid expensive and not be very effective anyway

compliance laws likely wouldn't even make a dent on the grey/black markets or flea markets either so why waste time and money trying to implement it

instead make it easier/cheaper to get better products in to start with, and then create laws that empower consumers
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