Originally Posted by wizwor
The best way to combat this is to heighten public awareness and promote alternatives. IOW, do not buy products which do not specifically grant broad license to the purchaser.
A kind of You Didn't Build That campaign against DCMA -- You Don't Own That.
How big a deal would it be to switch from Nexus, Apple, Amazon to some comparable Chinese manufacturer?
There is a lot of protection -- at least circular illogic -- regarding the ability to extract a digital copy from optical media. Again, use the government's loophole (public libraries) to circumvent this. Instead of buying a DVD, borrow it from a library.
That's the answer -- boycott. Simply do not spend money on products with unfair licenses.