Exactly! And who will adapt accordingly? The most savvy link sellers.
Those who will benefit the most from this will be the sellers who can figure out how to do it without getting caught. For the careful link seller (all offers/agreements discussed offline, links carefully masked in editorial content) this will be a boom. I wouldn't be surprised it 50% or more the Internet's links get discounted to some degree, so these links will seriously be worth their digital weight in gold.