And the in-house people can't imagine people around the world experience the promotion simultaniously worldwide - think Internet and you-tube & the label's website - as promotion will "leak" outside the virtual boundries too. WAKE UP!!!!
This does not only apply for records: think about the redicule the BookPublishers implemented once the eBooks started to take off.
I can't buy (some) english (Dan Brown) books from Amazon due to regional limitations, where these limitations didn't exist the prior years.
I have to admit that I downloaded 10 CD's from an artist due to the fact that I was not allowed to buy a single number from Amazon due to .... regional limitations.