Editie 2013 - Donderdag 29 augustus 2013 - Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam

Who will win a prestigious Big Brother Award at the upcoming ceremonies in Amsterdam? Find out at the ninth edition of the Big Brother Awards The Netherlands, held on August 29th 2013 in Amsterdam.

The Big Brother Awards ‘honours’ individuals, companies and government institutions that have severely violated privacy since the last edition was held. The public can submit their favourite candidates on this website, after which both experts and the public will choose their supreme privacy violations out of these nominees. The winners of the awards are made public during a glamorous Awards ceremony.

Since Privacy International held the first Big Brother Awards in the United Kingdom (1998), the number of countries to host the event is rapidly growing. The Dutch digital civil rights movement Bits of Freedom gave birth to the first Big Brother Awards in The Netherlands in 2002, and has been organizing the Awards ever since – make sure to view the results of the last edition below.

An overview of media coverage of the last Awards (in Dutch) can be found here.

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