Tag: data protection

Public Advocates, Tech Insiders Shining on Light on Dark Patterns

by Lee Rickwood
Be it hard-to-close windows urging you to enter your email address on a news site, or email opt-outs on shopping sites in difficult-to-find locations in difficult-to-read text, or those pre-checked boxes that allow ongoing charges, or those special product sales messages implying you’d better hurry, as there are only two of your favourite item left to buy, dark patterns appear almost anywhere and encourage us to do almost anything..

Romance Scams – Safety Tips For Online Dating

By Yasmin Ranade
While it can be exciting to meet someone new online, it’s also a good time this Valentine’s Day to recall a few safety tips associated with online dating, specifically how to carefully manage your social media and email accounts.