Prof. Dr. Lars Hornuf and Dr. Sonja Mangold have published a new working paper entitled "Digital Dark Nudges".
This paper discusses manipulative product and interface designs known as digital dark nudges, which have become a common phenomenon in the digital economy. The authors examine the behavioral science background and the main problem areas of such unethical online business practices. Furthermore, they also show the limits of the existing statutory framework for combating digital dark nudges. The chapter concludes by discussing potential private and statutory remedies to address dark nudges in the digital economy.
The full article can be accessed here.