Because the technical solution can be put in place today, without asking anyone's permission, or going through the courts, or spending money, or lobbying politicians, or gathering votes in the hope that (someday) that law might change.
It's just much easier to form a technical solution, switch to it, and carry on as you were. The thing with geeks is: We can do that. We do do exactly that.
Yeah, politically, it's painting yourself into a wall but at least you do SOMETHING and keep restrictions at arm's length.