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Old 01-12-2012, 05:28 PM
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The gist of SOPA is that content providers become judge, jury, and executioner and are given the power to force sites to be taken offline entirely over even a single claim of infringement. And they can go straight to the host to do it, too.

Basically, anything that isn't original content is a potential threat, as SOPA gives copyright holders the right to force people who are only very peripherally involved to act on claims without any proof that those claims have any validity.

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