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Dishwasher has directory traversal bug

DrXym Silver badge

Smart is the new dumb

I know my dishwasher is doing something because I stack it with plates, insert a tablet, physically start it and can hear it working until such time as its done, at which point it beeps.

Making the thing "smart" is just an excuse to charge a hundred quid more for a feature that does fuck all quite frankly.

IoT does have a lot of practical uses, but these "smart" appliances are not one of them. Just an excuse to part fools from some extra money.

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