Government by definition is explicitly in the business of controlling people. This is why the United States Declaration of Independence and Constitution are such amazing documents.
Massachusetts installed functionality (i.e. an "app") on a phone of a citizen of New Jersey!
National Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) Press Release
This significance of this is lost on many who understand "Freedom" differently than their ancestors.
You used to recognize if you were a slave. These days, "freedom" to many means the opportunity to force others into their own way of thinking; into their world view.