How about a 6 strikes rule. Make 6 bogus DMCA take down requests and all of your subsequent requests are denied and the party receiving the request can sue you for time and expenses. Loss of internet access could be included.
and let the train wreck continue. Eventually the pressure will build up on this one to the point where something explodes. It will probably be someone from within the service provider industry having a complete meltdown over how this will end the universe as we now know it due to loss of revenue.
If this allowed to run far enough, one of our congress critters will pick upon it and try to actually create some legislation. This could result in the start of a meaningful discussion on human rights and how unfettered access to information plays into that.
and give the publishers exactly what they are asking for.
Anything they would then purchase overseas would then not be resellable in the US by them or anyone else. Any product with any purchased overseas component would also not be resellable. This would kill Apple and every other hardware vendor immediately.
Or will this restriction just apply to consumers and not to corporations?