All I can say is Clickbank affiliates are going to face big changes in Clickbank. Affiliates and the merchants can be held responsible for each others actions, whether knowingly or unknowingly.
Here is one link with a decent amount of information.
One huge thing to pay attention to is your affiliate terms of service and agreement, and how you do product reviews.
It looks like that affiliates have to disclose that they are affiliate marketers.
The upside is that it may rid a lot of the upsells, dishonest reviews, and dishonesty with internet marketing.