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What long-term problem does Bitcoin face? Reliance on users having complete control over their devices: #Bitcoin

Locked bootloaders and DRM. Example Apple IOS (iPod/iphone/iPad), Windows 8 RT on ARM with UEFI locked bootloaders, locked Android devices where the end users does not have root access etc. The security model of Bitcoin is based upon individual users having complete control over their computing devices in order to have a truly distributed network. Now if one turns over this control to a centralized authority in order to enforce DRM then this opens up the possibility for all sorts of 51% attacks by a centralized authority. For example the US Government instructing Microsoft, Apple and Google to use DRM to paralyse the Bitcoin network. The best countermeasure is the GPL v3, and insist on root access for owner of the device. This means GNU/Linux and in mobile the new Ubuntu phone OS will be an excellent choice. I will go as far as to suggest using GNU/Linux over Microsoft Win...

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