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These manipulative online practices—including hard-to-find settings, confusing language, and complex interfaces—often lead people astray. Here's how to spot dark patterns, and how you can help expose them using CR's new tip line.

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CR's Guide to Understanding—and Helping Fight—Dark Patterns
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    New Dark Patterns Tip Line Lets You Report Manipulative Online Practices

    New Dark Patterns Tip Line Lets You Report Manipulative Online Practices

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    consumerreports.org - By Thomas Germain

    You’ve seen them before. Pop-ups with tiny X’s that make a window hard to close. Buttons and toggles in permissions boxes that are so confusing it’s …

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