You got 53 posts and can write in a subforum that requires at least 100?To answer your question Megaupload made up 4% of the whole internet traffic on some days. This means showing one ad equals to 150.000$ profit per day. There were 4 to 6 ads per download. And your suggestions to end piracy are from the 80s of last century, we already have this ..
same with guns, drugs and speed limits ..so it's official, google will protest:http://news.cnet.com/8301-31001_3-57360223-261/google-will-protest-sopa-using-popular-home-page/?part=rss&subj=latest-news&tag=title
there is a chance Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, Yahoo!, eBay, PayPal, AOL, Foursquare, IAC, LinkedIn, Mozilla, OpenDNS and Zynga will do the same tomorrow: