My first reaction is "And?" Loot scoopers are part of the gank team. There is a lot of comfort in high security space about being able to do things with few to no repercussions. Crimewatch 2.0 opens up those possibilities of being punished for an action. Yet, I don't think it will cause leagues of PvP averse people to descend like a pack of blood maddened piranha at every gank.
It does mean that more time and attention will have to be paid. A moment when the system is clear of combat ships may mean that some kills escape. There is more risk on the side of the gankers team but that is not a bad thing. It may not be a wanted thing but it is not a bad one. Loot piniata's will still roll from station to trade hub full to the gills with goodies.
The blockade runner would shine as a loot scooper in high security space. With warp core stabilizers along with its natural resistances and the damage that it can soak up a properly fit blockade runner has a solid chance of making it back out of a gank's aftermath with the loot.
But what of the freighter containers? They are to large to scoop into a blockade runner.
That means that the ganker will have to chose to avoid this ship or place more risk on the field for the loot. A gank would have to increase in value to make risking the gankers freighter worth it. It is not an unfair trade off. The risk and reward formula does not travel in only one direction.
Or the ganker can chose to not risk a 1.5-2 billion isk freighter on the field. Then freighters could load up freighter containers to make them a less appealing target. This, to me, is a very good thing. It would be a better possible future then one where freighters received a massive buff to their natural defenses.
Freighters are the only ships that carry these giant containers. T1 haulers and Orca still flow through the ship lanes fat and ripe for the plucking. An Orca may take a larger fleet to attack if it is tanked.
Such a small word but one of great resonance and power in Eve.
If they fit tank.
If they have over X amount of isk.
If they have an escort.
If they are auto piloting.
If... if... if..