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A new Senate bill would ban a 'deceptive' practice used by Facebook to get user data

A new Senate bill would ban a 'deceptive' practice used by Facebook to get user data

On Tuesday April 9, 2019, CNBC wrote:
The bill, which Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., introduced with co-sponsor Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., bans online platforms with over 100 million monthly active users from using so-called "dark patterns."

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