Progress

Current status
adopted
15 Sep 2022 adopted

Scope

Implementers
United States of America
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
online advertising provider
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
consumer protection authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

15 Sep 2022
adopted

Published FTC Report on dark patterns in e-commerce

On 15 September 2022, the Federal Trade Commission published a report on dark patterns in e-commerce titled "Bringing Dark Patterns to Light". The report examines the rise in sophisticated “dark patterns”. According to the FTC, dark patterns refer…

Source
Event type outline
Action type adoption
Government branch executive
Government body consumer protection authority