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Decided to investigate how my Tovola Smart Oven worked. Tried to use Wireshark to see what my phone sends to the oven, but found nothing. Doing some more reverse engineering showed that there was nothing because my phone never sends anything directly to the oven. Instead, it sends to a remote API server, which then relays to my oven. Gross.

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@eyecreate I'm having a hard time imagining any engineering reason why _the customer_ would need to be built that way.

The reason I see is so they can spy on you to gain information they can use to sell you more meal kits.

No thanks. I don't want my oven manufacturer to know I eat hot dogs 6 days a week.

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