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The 1999
Big Brother Awards USA

Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
April 7, 1999
6:00 pm

The Big Brother Award

On April 7, 1999, the human rights group Privacy International presented the first annual "Big Brother" awards to the government and private sector organizations which have done the most to invade personal privacy in the United States.

Most Invasive Proposal

FDIC 'Know Your Customer'

Greatest Corporate Invader

Elensys Inc

Worst Public Official

Representative Bill McCollum

Lifetime Menace


Peoples Choice


Brandeis awards went to those have done more to protect and champion privacy. The winners were: Phil Zimmerman and Diana Mey.

The Organising Body

Privacy International (PI) was formed in 1990 as a non-government watchdog on surveillance and privacy invasion. The organisation has campaigned throughout the world on dozens of issues ranging from identity cards and encryption policy, to workplace surveillance and military intelligence. PI's membership includes IT specialists, lawyers, judges and journalists from fourty countries.
update: Tuesday, 12-Oct-1999 03:51:21 CEST .