There is usually at least one April Fools story that falls through the cracks that people take for real.
This "appears" to be one of them. Slashdot and Digg were each reporting this as actual news. But if you look at the date this article was originally posted, it appears to be just be a simple April Fool's joke.
Is it possible than EMI could've leaked a story no one would believe as legit? Yes, but I doubt it.
See what I mean:
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