File this news story under “out of touch”.
Remember when Napster first came on the scene, and everyone in the music industry was in a great big hurry to shut it down?
Of course, they did shut it down successfully.
But then LimeWire came along, and Kazaa, and SoulSeek. And so on.
The music industry carried on trying to take each one down, guns-a-blazin, until finally someone at Apple had the bright idea that electronic music sharing wasn’t going anywhere, so the industry might as well try to get a piece of the pie.