// Live Videostreaming: Big Brother Awards Austria

>> Do. 25.10.2007 >> Open Space @ Grüne Akademie >> 20:00 (open end)

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Special: ElevateLIVE! - Videostream of the Big Brother Awards Austria

In cooperation with quintessenz Vienna and the Rabenhof Theater the Elevate festival will stream the Big Brother Awards live on the net for the first time. At the open space of the Grüne Akademie we will have a beamer an watch the spectacle together.

Big Brother Awards

Government agencies and private companies are increasingly violating the privacy of people everywhere. Enormous amounts of personal data are being collected, stored and processed - often illegally - in the pursuit of more efficient marketing, greater social control, and more powerful mechanisms for monitoring of the citizen.

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?

Every year 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 excelled in the violation of our privacy.

The juries worldwide consist of lawyers, academics, consultants, journalists, civil right activists...