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I've often wondered if the quality of the devices such as USB external drives are not the same as elsewhere as I have the worst luck with drives from their failing early. Maybe the staff drops them a lot or something.
While what you say is true it my experience too, this will be an important case to see what our rights will be. Will I be jailed indefinetly for forgetting my password? I just forgt my banking pin a few weeks back and that is only four numbers.
I guess they want to allow faster speed so that webpages load quicker and such. Another way to approach that would be to throttle at 256kbps or so, but allow bursting for a few seconds to a higher speed.
My company was getting false / bulk / spam DMCA requests starting in 2002 from major companies. Started to cause major problems with my hosting company because they were getting tired of forwarding all the messages.
I really think there needs to be a repercussion for sending in false and especially bulk / automated DMCA spam.