suryamattu
Surya Mattu
suryamattu
Surya Mattu is the data reporter at the Special Projects Desk which produces investigative work across all of Gizmodo Media Group's web sites.

Mar 7 2018
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Apologies for not being clear. We were not blocking the traffic only monitoring it. So we didn’t stop the data flowing at all just watched and logged what the devices were sending and receiving to/from their servers. If you want to block stuff you can configure your router to do so but it is likely that will prevent Read more

Jan 10 2018
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can you try resizing the window as soon as it opens? If its vanishing quickly its usually because of a network error.

Jan 10 2018
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Thats correct, plus we wanted to replicate the user experience as closely as possible. So even if they did have an API we wouldn’t be sure if its the same thing users were seeing in their profiles

Jan 10 2018
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Thanks so much! I know it runs on linux but i haven’t tested it throughly . There were some quirks in how Electron handles menubars differently betweem osx and linux.  And unfortunately didn’t have time to try and build for windows. If you do end up having time to poke around please do leave issues and I’ll try and Read more