Disney doesn't have to go out of business to shut down a service they provide.
He might be right but which option is the most cost effective? Sending a robot to Mars for a whole year or a geologist to Mars (and back) for an hour.
The government could further mandate that public institutions use Open Source Software. Not only would this spur the demand but it would also save the government millions of dollars in licensing fees. Instead of just supporting a random assortment of OSS projects they should target the money to development they can directly benefit from.