|Big Brother Awards International -- watching the watchmen worldwide
Government agencies of all kind and private companies are more and
more intruding and violating everyone's privacy. Enormous amounts
of personal data are being collected, stored and processed - very
often illegally - for the sake of investigation and marketing, criminal
justice and statistics.
Fighting crime by committing one appears to be the future solution
for law enforcement agencies in the information society of the
21 century. But - who watches the watchmen?
Privacy International and a growing number of affiliate
human rights groups present the Big Brother Awards to government
agencies, private companies and individuals who have done their best
to invade our privacy.
The juries worldwide consist of lawyers, academics, consultants,
journalists, civil right activists...