Nah. It works out. They’re winning this. They’re actually winning this! I’m torn between being impressed and pissed off. They’ve successfully shifted the game from satisfaction towards fun, and now increase the possibilities for free players to have fun. they even hint at it in their trailer; the new highsec stuff is exactly for that. login, have fun, log off.
If the criminal community doesn’t adapt and step up their game, they’re going to have a bad time.