padeluun is one of Digitalcourage’s founders. He experimented with public networked communication as early as the late 1980s. Together with Rena Tangens, he developed concepts of how communication can succeed – and failed grandiosely in the face of the concentrated financial power of the “Internet corporations,” which were able to destroy communication with a lot of money but, clueless as they were, were unable to build anything useful.

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About BigBrotherAwards

In a compelling, entertaining and accessible format, we present these negative awards to companies, organisations, and politicians. The BigBrotherAwards highlight privacy and data protection offenders in business and politics, or as the French paper Le Monde once put it, they are the “Oscars for data leeches”.

Organised by (among others):

BigBrother Awards International (Logo)

BigBrotherAwards International

The BigBrotherAwards are an international project: Questionable practices have been decorated with these awards in 19 countries so far.