The phrase 'Intellectual Property' is as nonsensical as this legislation. How can one own a thought? It's not who thinks of an idea first but who patents it first in any case. I think the 19th-21st century adventure in copyright will ultimately be looked back on as a mistake.
Dan Bull offered some interesting thoughts on the subject of filesharing in 2009, in this riposte
to a statement made by Lily Allen about it.
And in looking for that video, I found he'd said something about SOPA too