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maybe not the exact correct solution (some of those MCUs are wayyyyy too tiny, slow, and stupid for something as complicated as DTLS), but this is not a horrid thought. The bootstrapping problem can be resolved via Microsoft's secureboot certificate and letting the firmware sort out the initial "trusted boot USB sticks" or however.

hell, simply through acquisition and acquiescence, the market already accepted locked-down platforms. at this point, we ought to have more benefits from this instead of just making these platforms hard to install Linux on.

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