And if they are needing to slow content to keep people subbed then thats an underlying problem thats only going to get worse.
"There is a pervasive myth that making content hard will induce players to rise to the occasion. We find the opposite. " -- Ghostcrawler
"Almost every time I have gotten to know a critic personally, they keep up with the criticism but lose the venom." -- Ghostcrawler
"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." -- Samuel Johnson
I'm sure there are other solutions. But just know that Blizz does not put those blocks in place to insult anyone, and you should not take it as such.
What are you willing to sacrifice?