On the other hand, say you were responsible for governing 1Billion plus people.
You have to control the population because they do not show the ability to control themselves responsibly.
Ask people to stop at a stop sign...they roll on through.
Ask people to use a turn signal and it is common to see them not do so....and on and on the list of simple things people do not do.
Swedes do not appear to want to think. Imagine the burden of remembering your membership card or having to dig into your pocket for change!
All this invasive tech may not likely come to pass. A hacker, somewhere, will take down the Grid and that will be all she wrote, so to speak.
Most of us will be dying long before expected because of pollution, etc.
Oops, there's a squirrel ...gotta go!