Digitalcourage – Press release
Bielefeld, 20 May 2019

German BigBrotherAwards: English live stream on 8 June 2019

The German digital rights NGO Digitalcourage and its partners will reveal this year's German BigBrotherAwards awardees on 8 June 2019 at Bielefeld Theatre. The jury will present awards in the categories: technology, administration, biotechnology, communication and consumer protection. This year's special outlook focuses on labour survaillance. The BigBrotherAwards will be hosted by journalist Golineh Atai.

German BigBrotherAwards:
BigBrotherAwards International:

Live stream with English interpretation:
The stream will be live from 17:45 local time (15:45 UTC). The event will be all in German, but we will be providing live English interpretation here:

Awardees will be presented by our jury:
    • Frank Rosengart, Chaos Computer Club
    • Rena Tangens, Digitalcourage
    • Prof. Dr. Peter Wedde, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
    • padeluun, Digitalcourage
    • Dr. Rolf Gössner, Internationale Liga für Menschenrechte
    • Dr. Thilo Weichert, Deutsche Vereinigung für Datenschutz, Netzwerk Datenschutzexpertise

    Press conference
    Tuesday 4. June 2019, 11 am
    Digitalcourage, Marktstraße 18, 33602 Bielefeld
    The press conference will be held in German language.
    Please register to participate:
    Tel: 0521-1639 1639

    Digitalcourage e.V. | Rena Tangens, padeluun, Kerstin Demuth, Friedemann Ebelt   
    Tel: +49 521 1639 1639   
    Mobil: +49  175 984 99 33

What are the BigBrotherAwards?
The BigBrotherAwards are “negative” or “anti” awards to companies, institutions and persons who act in a prominent and sustained way to invade people's privacy or malhandle (personal) data. By highlighting individual stories that were researched in detail, we bring the relevant issues onto the political agenda and become a clear voice in the German privacy movement. Starting in the United Kingdom in 1998, these awards have now been presented in 19 countries – the full list of award dates can be found on the international Big Brother Awards site.

The German BigBrotherAwards are organised by Digitalcourage in Bielefeld and were first presented in 2000. A gala is held every year, publicising a handful of winners in various categories.

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