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Western Digital gets sued for sneaking SMR disks into its NAS channel

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Hattis Law isn't pulling any punches in the allegations made in its class-action lawsuit, specifically calling WD out not only for using SMR technology in less-than-ideal devices, but flatly accusing them of outright deception in the process.
All three of the surviving conventional hard drive vendors-Toshiba, Western Digital, and Seagate-have gotten caught sneaking disks featuring Shingled Magnetic Recording technology into unexpected places recently. But Western Digital has been the most brazen of the three, and it's been singled out for a class action lawsuit in...
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