@namark How about:
- Crytpography and surveillence avoidance are hard.
- Past proclamations that FS/OS systems will inevitably result in greater freedoms and less surveillance have ... proved premature.
- Security and freedom aren't products, they're processes.
- Complexity increases capabilities but reduces reliability.
Open Silicon may be a Good Thing. It may not be.
The assertion that it will necessarily benefit seems naive.
The past 60 years of infotech surveillence judge us.