"I worry ... that [Bitcoin] may become ungovernable and unable to enact some of the much needed changes, and that it may become captured by commercial interests that tug it in directions that serve a particular class of users and use cases at the expense of others. Humans, as is often the case, are the weakest elements." Emin Gun Sirer, associate professor of computer science, in "Is Bitcoin Safe?" a debate about the online currency. WalletHub - Feb. 25