Do you remember the Private Internet Access ? It was the service that many used to like and recomend until they were sold to the malware-loving Kape Technologies? Well...

I didn't jump ship directly, I've canceled subscription renewal and kept the account, just in case. My old subscription expired today and I've discovered that they've fully embraced the dark side brought in by their new master: There is no way to delete my account, and no help-desk page for this.



I just found out that there are some good alternative terms for "dark patterns", and some are a million times better, like "manipulative design"

Also, the darkpatterns dot org website has moved to

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