Well, DUH... of course they are.
Reminds me of a great quote from William Blake:
"I must create a system or be enslaved by another man's."
Here's a link to the Reuters article.
How wary would YOU be if the public (and a good number of your own clients!) so despised your business practices that they turned around and created their own business model?
Would you rethink your stance, or rush forward with self-imposed blinders toward your own extinction?
I think we all know what the music industry is doing...