The Rankings of university based academics who are contributing "most substantially to public debates about school and schooling." My friend Curt Bonk is on the list.From Edweek. "The rubric reflects both a scholar's body of academic work--encompassing books, articles, and the degree to which these are cited--and their 2011 footprint on the public discourse."
Scroll down in this article to get a great overview of SOPA along with the convoluted ways that this could cause problems in education.
The fundamental flaw of SOPA is making the website solely responsible for its users' actions. Instead of allowing sites to act in good faith with the copyright holder, it will punish the site rather than the user. This is akin to issuing speeding tickets to GM for drivers going too fast.
So, you want to start conversations. Watch this 3 minute video by David Truss including such thinkers as Alan November, Diana Laufenberg, Adora Svitak, Chris Lehmann, Chris Kennedy, Tom Grant, Stephen Heppell, Mitchel Resnick. Nice work.