Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a bill established by Lamar Smith, a house representative, in U.S, on 26th October, 2011. It similar to PIPA, and build in a preceding legislation. This legislation became the PRO-IP ACT, in 2008.
SOPA, when passed, work in concurrence with PIPA. Since, it explained by such entities, like the Electronic Frontier Foundation, it is nothing more, than the private corporations, and the U.S. government black list. Here, the power of the breakdown, provided by the private, and the government corporations.
The United States legal representative, seek out a court order, which force the advertisers, search engines, servers, DNS providers, and payment processors, for keeping any contact, with the supposedly violating websites.
It allows private corporation, for creating their personal hit list, made by the websites they experience, which could break their copyright policy, paradoxically, this never make any odd feelings, for a legal mafia, anywhere. These companies allow to contact, the website payment processor directly, a notification for cutting off payments, which involved with the forced websites. This payment processor and, the website of questions have 5 days, of the act prior, it just received.
The payment processor contains the power, of cutting off the website, which they work with, and longer. They provide a genuine reason, why they trust this website, which violates the copyright.