As a social good, I think privacy is greatly overrated because privacy basically means concealment. People conceal things in order to fool other people about them. They want to appear healthier than they are, smarter, more honest and so forth.
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Indianapolis does not claim to be concerned with protecting highway safety against drivers high on drugs, ... Its program of drug roadblocks belongs to the genre of general programs of surveillance which invade privacy wholesale in order to discover evidence of crime.
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The judge observed realistically that most Chicagoans have some awareness of the association between Capone and Cicero,
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