“Much of what passes for the name of privacy is really just trying to conceal the disreputable parts of your conduct,” Posner added. “Privacy is mainly about trying to improve your social and business opportunities by concealing the sorts of bad activities that would cause other people not to want to deal with you.”All you guilty bastards out there, keep looking over your shoulders. This seems to be a bit of a departure from previous doctrine that suggested that what 2 or more consenting adults did with their livestock in the privacy of their own bedroom was no business of the state.
Judge Richard Posner, member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Monday, December 8, 2014
QOTD - Legal
Found at Reason, here's what a liberal federal judge thinks about privacy: