From "JustSomeGuy":But here's the deal: everyone knows what an MP3 is and how to get them for free. It's ubiquitous. The cat's out of the bag. So the industry's real options are: 1) find a way to adapt to a new model, or 2) go bankrupt.
They're choosing 3) stomp their little feet and wish really hard that it'll all go away. It's simply not going to happen. For mathematical reasons, it provably can't happen.