Originally Posted by Canuck_in_Japan
They're not paying for Dropbox, they're paying for the millions of people who use Dropbox.
I don't think the goal is to buy the client base, I think it's to close the loophole to iTunes the Dropbox represents.
The fallacy of that is that Dropbox is not the only loophole, and even Apple does not have the resources to close them all.
When you wall off your garden, plugging the holes in the wall become job one.