In an op-ed for Reuters, Foley & Lardner Counsel Catherine Zhu, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, writes about the importance of legislation to address dark patterns. Zhu writes California and Colorado have passed privacy legislation banning dark patterns and Washington is among states with bills in the works. Zhu adds it's important for organizations to pay heed to this legislative trend. "This proliferation in usage of dark patterns has been proven to have a disparate impact on consumers, and, if unchecked, will likely exacerbate current inequities as we adapt AI and automated technologies," Zhu writes.
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