governments would either ban it or take over the system
I think this is no more possible to ban bitcoins than banning the trade of gold or banning the trade of old stamps. I'd be willing to be paid in gold and as bitcoins become more popular and accepted as payment, I'm sure being paid in bitcoins would be very acceptable. All government want is their share of the income generated by bitcoins.
Apple has a long track record of abusing it's customer base.
I bought some Apple products and don't feel abused. I also run Fedora as my main desktop so no RDF here. I recently had a problem with my iPhone and they happily replaced it. I'm not sure what TFA is really about but personally, I've not had any problems with iOS7 (wifi or otherwise) and neither has my family.
You must be new here; most of the time the news slams Microsoft and praises Apple.
I'm not new and have no idea what you're talking about. Microsoft doesn't count, they've been messing up ever since the iPad took them by surprise.