"Google must be broken up!", is the motto in 2013 (and it remains valid to this day). This unequivocal message in the "Global Data Collection" laudation by Rena Tangens and padeluun receives little attention at first, but it soon reaches its full effect when leading politicians repeat that phrase in 2014. Apple is another winner this year. Deutsche Post, the German Federal Police, and the premiers of the 16 German states are awarded as well.
The (unfortunate) Awardees
Bild: Collage von Digitalcourage (CC-BY-SA 2.0), Fotos sind offiziell freigegeben von den jeweiligen Ministerien