The more "connected" things become, the more some people are going to want to erect fences and install controls to manage "the herd."
"Command & Control" is the new drug. And a far more addictive for some
people than crack or heroin will ever be.
Maybe they should try outlawing that instead? Or would that just be too paradoxical for them?
Control freaks generally have a very low tolerance for either irony or humor.