I put off writing this article as I was trying to do more research to prove my theory wrong; however the Dev Blog by Georg Zoeller today laid down the cement for this in the 1.2 Patch. So if you read that post you may be already guessing that this is tied directly to the gear and crafting system.
This may or may not be an inherent flaw, but this points to BioWare spending a great deal of resources on potentially unused content that will go into the game. What is this potential flaw to the crafting and end game loot system? Click Continue Reading.