It's just so ironic that it's the left that is pushing this -- when one of their claims to fame is artistic freedom; fighting for the people; pushing back against big corporations.
It is a matter of fact that as sites like megaupload.com are taken down, they will just move to a country that the laws can't touch, and operate from there. If we think hunting down and eliminating Al Qaeda is a next-to-impossible task, wait til the gov'ts try to eliminate software sharing websites.
Not only will they burn untold amounts of resources in vain, they will also get hacked over and over by an ever-growing group currently known as "anonymous" ... a group not to be taken lightly. Several sites including the Department of Justice, were knocked off line in retaliation:
Hacker group Anonymous is also getting involved. Upon hearing about the Megaupload case, they launched aggressive denial-of-service attacks on the Department of Justice website, as well as major copywrite holders like Motion Picture Association of America, the Recording Industry Association of America, and Universal Music. All of the sites were knocked offline. The attack was presumably a warning shot rooted in the SOPA debate.link to random article