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WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will host a virtual workshop to examine digital “dark patterns,” a range of potentially deceptive or unfair user interface designs used on websites and mobile apps.
WHEN: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 10:30 a.m. ET – 4:30 p.m. ET
WHERE: The workshop will be held online. A link to view the workshop will be posted the morning of the event to and the event page.
WHO: The workshop will feature opening remarks by FTC Acting Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., as well as five panel discussions.
TWITTER: The event will be tweeted live from the FTC’s Twitter page (@FTC) using the hashtag #DarkPatternsFTC.

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