Depending on how many disks you are buying, you might want to consider purchasing a Semi-Virtual Diskette.
Looks like the article has just been demoted to "Games". Seriously though, this is just the most recent in a long line of emulator ports to the Wii. The chaps banging Linux onto the Wii are doing a lot more interesting work.
The key to the monopoly problem is municipal fiber for transport, allowing large and small data providers to compete on a level playing field for customers.