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Bits of Freedom issues 'Big Brother' awards

Friday 11 March 2011 | 10:05 CET | News
Dutch digital rights group Bits of Freedom issued four 'Big Brother Awards' to people and organisations the group claims form the biggest threat to personal privacy. Justice minister Ivo Opstelten received a jury prize for his proposal to keep automatic scans of licence plates for four weeks, a bill which BoF claims is a legalisation of illegal action by the police. Trans Link Systems received the award for businesses for the unsecure public trasport chip card. The social affairs and employment ministry was criticised for its policy of backdoor inspections. The group named as the worst

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Companies: Bits of Freedom
Countries: Netherlands
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