Aaron Sorkin and The West Wing being prophets as usual, talking about the right of privacy in 1999.
So they’re picking a new Supreme Court judge, and turns out he doesn’t believe in the right to privacy. You can skip to 3:20. As always, Bartlet fucking KILLS it starting at 4:08.
"It’s about the next twenty years. Twenties and thirties it was the role of government; fifties and sixties it was civil rights; the next two decades are going to be privacy. I’m talking about the internet, I’m talking about cell phones, I’m talking about health records, and who’s gay and who’s not. Moreover? On a country born on a will to be free, what could be more fundamental than this?"