copyright law as a whole being declared unconstitutional is not very likely because the act was originally balanced. It additions like the anti circumvention clause in the DMCA that are problematic, they serve no public good and have been proven to hinder the advancement of technology as well as take away peoples fair use rights.
I think the issue is going public or not that is being compared to joining the frat or not. You do have a choice in that case. While you might get sued without going public, the lack of scrutiny/time sensitivity means you can fight the bogus patent.
Apparently, the brave new web 2.0 world left such old fashion concepts as "journalistic integrity", "full disclosure" and "avoiding conflicts of interest" on the refuse heap of history, together with steam engines and horse buggy whips.
As compared to the establish media channels who did 47 articles about the British royal family for every 2 they did on sopa.
the same media that did 41 articles about "tim tebow" for every 2 articles on sopa
Hell even kim karadian divorce beat out SOPA 9 to 2.
And both those broadcasts addressed any of the negative consequences of the bill.