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Old 08-28-2014, 09:12 AM   #1
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Mustread Some "dark UI patterns" outlawed in the UK

As some of you might be using them, I thought I'd share this:
Some Dark Patterns now illegal in UK – interview with Heather Burns | 90 Percent Of Everything

And here is the full list of sneaky tricks that you..err.. should NEVER use, Mkay?

Dark Patterns - User Interfaces Designed to Trick People

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Old 08-29-2014, 03:42 AM   #2
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I put my thoughts on this in a more coherent form:

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What's interesting to me is as a consumer, is the ryanair example, where they throw insurance in with your flights.

I could in effect get free insurance as I could buy a flight, take the automatically added insurance, then use the flights, then ask for a refund on the insurance if I didn't use it, under this directive.
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