“At a minimum, this means that any service that hosts user generated content is going to be under enormous pressure to actively monitor and filter that content. That’s a huge burden…”
The article doesn’t mention the need, caused by DMCA and other similar legislation, for content owners to actively monitor the entire internet to detect infringements of their rights, and issue formal notices, before they have even a vanishingly small chance of recovering any damages.
From the EFF’s extensive range of anti-SOPA articles…
(thanks Terry Hart)