They aren't saying coinbase broke any laws. If they want to bust someone for tax evasion, by all means get a warrant and have coinbase release their records. What the IRS is asking to do is a huge overreach.
The last few years are moving from a New OS/New Processor series driven cycle to things just getting really old. Let's suppose lots of people bought new machines when i5 and i7 came out those machines are now 6 or 7 years old.