Project Details

Description

Dark patterns are manipulative design practices in digital interfaces that deceive users into taking actions they might not otherwise take, often leading to undesirable outcomes. This project aims to tackle the issue of dark patterns in India by raising awareness, conducting research, advocating for policy changes, and fostering international collaboration.

Layman's description

Dark patterns are manipulative design practices in digital interfaces that deceive users into taking actions they might not otherwise take, often leading to undesirable outcomes. This project aims to tackle the issue of dark patterns in India by raising awareness, conducting research, advocating for policy changes, and fostering international collaboration.

Key findings

Expected Outcomes:
• Increased Awareness: Enhanced public and industry awareness of dark patterns and their impacts.
• Regulatory Action: Initial steps toward regulatory measures to protect consumers from manipulative design practices.
• Research and Documentation: Comprehensive data and reports that serve as valuable resources for ongoing efforts against dark patterns.
• Practical Resources: Tools and resources that empower consumers and support businesses in adopting ethical design practices.
• Global Leadership: Position India as a proactive player in the global fight against dark patterns, setting an example for other countries.
StatusNot started
Effective start/end date2/09/2429/08/25

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