Well you may have a point, but after talking to some people in the IT field, they say it is believable that companies may be doing this because of the worldwide internet crash that is calculated to be around that time. So many people are using the net now that experts estimate a global server overload and crash, in 2012. From a business standpoint, monopolizing the internet like this would be a logical approach to the problem.
So the point is, they have some credibility in their statement. But i will be reading more into it, so tune in.