"Dark patterns" is a term that US authorities are increasingly using to refer to interface online design strategies that manipulate users into making choices they likely wouldn't have otherwise made and that may cause them harm. With the growing concern about these harms, lawmakers and consumer protection agencies are leveraging federal and state laws with staggering penalties to stop businesses from using illegal dark patterns in their online interfaces.
Kirk Nahra, Co-Chair of WilmerHale’s Artificial Intelligence practice and Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, and Ali Jessani, Senior Associate, will be presenting during the “The Evolving Legal Risks for Dark Patterns: Avoiding Unlawful Business Practices Under Increased Regulatory Scrutiny” webinar. This session will discuss the legal and practical issues associated with online contracts and the increased scrutiny regarding dark patterns, providing examples of unlawful dark patterns. CLE provided by Stafford is available for live attendees.