“Both the design and the functionality of them are very manipulative in favor of the first- and third-party collectors where possible.”— David Carroll… “It’s a design problem,” Carroll says, “but it’s a business model problem first and foremost.”
Related: as @Tatianamac points out, we need to stop using “dark pattern”. For the practices in this particular article, I prefer “deceptive pattern”, “malicious pattern” or “anti-consent pattern” 🙃
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