What do you imagine funds the storage and bandwidth for this forum?Not knock-offs, that's for sure.
If the board includes the Arduino logo I would return it and demand ALL of my money back including shipping. If they refuse, I would threaten to report them for violating the trademark. After getting my money back, I would inform the Arduino folks about the trademark violation.Why would I do that? Because the Arduino folks have essentially one rule: don't use our trademark. Would you trust a board vendor that is incapable of following that one simple rule? I certainly would not. If they can't be bothered with a small edit on the silkscreen how likely are they to get the board designed and built correctly?There are plenty of other vendors who are capable of following that simple rule, building boards with more features, and offering them at a lower price.
I'm just a poor college kid who went looking for a bargain on ebay and got duped with a counterfeit.
I certainly didn't mean to undermine official channels, nor cause any offense.
I'm not offended.
(But I'm also not an official channel.)