"Consider this: Under the proposed legislation all that’s required for government to shutdown a specific website is the mere accusation that the site unlawfully featured copyrighted content. Such an accusation need not be proven – or even accompanied by probable cause. All that an accuser (or competitor) needs to do in order to obtain injunctive relief is point the finger at a website.
Additionally, SOPA would grant regulators the ability to choke off revenue to the owners of these newly classified “rogue” websites by accusing their online advertisers and payment providers as co-conspirators in the alleged “piracy.” Again, no finding of fact would be required – the mere allegation of impropriety is all that’s needed to cut the website’s purse strings."
Basically, If I read correctly, doing what I just did would be illegal under this law (posting a link to copywrited material).
On the surface, I can see the desire to control copywrite infringement that's rampant on the web... but this is a bit far reaching. And I think there are bigger fish to fry right there on the web... like STOP THE FRIGGIN EMAILS FROM AFRICA SAYING MY DEAD RELATIVE LEFT ME MILLIONS!!!!
I've lost a lot of faith in our gov't, but I can't hardly see how this would have a snowball's chance in hell of passing, and if it did would quickly be deemed unconstitutional in some way.