Articles by SAE International

Why an authenticity marking standard is needed now
An industry/government agreement on an authenticity marking standard is the critical next step for Section 818
2014-08-29
Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ … DFARS Case 2012-D055: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts 05/06/2014 Final rule published on Federal Register. (79 FR 26091) DFARS Case 2014-D005: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts—Further Implementation11/07/2013 DARC Director tasked DARS staff to draft proposed DFARS rule. Report due 01/29/2014. 01/31/2014 Report due date extended to 4/23/2014. […]
2014-08-25
Status updates from the ‘Open Cases Reports’ … DFARS Case 2012-D055: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts 05/06/2014 Final rule published on Federal Register. (79 FR 26091) DFARS Case 2014-D005: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts—Further Implementation11/07/2013 DARC Director tasked DARS staff to draft proposed DFARS rule. Report due 01/29/2014. 01/31/2014 Report due date extended to 4/23/2014. […]
2014-08-22
In its formal comments submitted to the GSA, the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) presents an interesting perspective from the authorized distribution on the proposed rule under FAR Case 2013-002, Expanded Reporting of Nonconforming Items. More at ECIA.org
2014-08-21
AS6496 – Fraudulent/Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition – Authorized/Franchised Distribution has been published. More @ SAE.org   NOTE: This new standard has been added to the Standards Gap Analysis.  
2014-08-18
Interesting video on counterfeit MiniCoopers. See  hungry man » MiniCooper “Counterfeit”. Ahem.