And, by the way, wiring up a cable like that is not part of the USB-C spec. Same way wiring the live cable to the earth is not part of the UK electrical wiring spec. Its a manufacturing fault. Not a specification fault. Its not USB-C that's in the wrong here.
Then The Verge comes along and injects a dose of FUD with their article https://www.theverge.com/2016/2/4/10916264/usb-c-russian-roulette-power-cords , which quite literally leaves you believing that any new USB-C cable could cost you your laptop.
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