A government issues a passport – they register, verify, prove uniqueness, and maintain the list. They do can’t control how it is used.
From the Blog on control
The natural human reaction to change is often to fight against it. Moving from ‘mine’ to ‘ours’ not easy work. But change makers never signed up for easy.
When consent is focused on the legalities, it tends to be quite meaningless in these situations. Perhaps there the other end of the spectrum is ‘care’.
Being clear on the distinction between what you can control and what you can influence is crucial to figure out.
Consent + Choice + Control = Trust building. Doing these three things may not result in trust, but they will plant the seeds of trust with people.