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Many of New Zealand’s most popular websites use ‘dark patterns’ to manipulate users – is it time to regulate? - Hot off the press

Guest Author Oct 19, 2021

Cherie Lacey, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington and Alex Beattie, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington   More than half of the most popular New Zealand websites may be unfairly manipulating visitors, according to our latest research into the use of “dark patterns” in sites with a “co.nz” domain name. While legal, dark patterns … Read More