Miners are unable to steal money that was never sent to them, and they can’t force full nodes off of the network
Choosing ASICs for Sia
David Vorick
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That was true until segwit: since segwit uses anyone-can-pay transactions, a majority of miners could collude and steal users’ funds.

This changes a fundamental Bitcoin rule and is one of the reasons why implementing segwit with a softfork is much worse than an hard fork that could also not create technical debt.