Not, I think, the former, but perhaps the latter. I suppose it depends on what happens to the artists who pull tracks from streaming sites. I assume they do it because they think they will make more money from sales than from the royalties for streaming. If it turns out, instead, that folks start passing on their performances, then I suspect they will be back. But if they actually do experience better sales as a result of withdrawing tracks from streaming, then streaming services may have to alter their pricing structures. Free market at work, I guess.
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