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Upset Aereo TV Service Loses Copyright Case In Supreme Court

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo, the upstart television streaming service, violated copyright laws by resending broadcast signals without paying licensing fees. In a 6-3 decision, justices said the law forbids unlicensed companies to “transmit” copyrighted shows to the viewing public. Aereo argued, unsuccessfully, that […]

June 25, 2014

Top U.S. Court Rules Against Internet TV Startup Aereo

Washington (AFP) – A startup which captures over-the-air television on the Internet violates copyright laws, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday, in a major case affecting the tech sector and TV industries. The court ruled 6-3 that Aereo illegally retransmits broadcast signals, despite the claim that its tiny personalized antennas merely allow customers to watch […]

June 25, 2014

Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Aereo Online TV Case

By Vera Bergengruen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices seemed torn Tuesday as they listened to the arguments in a complex technological case involving copyright law, the rights of TV broadcasters and a video startup called Aereo that is upending how viewers access television. While skeptical of Aereo’s service, which is based on a […]

April 23, 2014

Supreme Court Justices Cautious About Broadcasters’ Bid To Shut Aereo

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court justices sounded uncertain and conflicted Wednesday in trying to decide whether a TV streaming service that allows users to receive their favorite programs through tiny, rented antennas violates the broadcasters’ copyrights. The case of ABC v. Aereo has the potential to reshape the broadcast […]

April 22, 2014