/// Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court to Shut Down Streaming-Video Service Aereo

October 11, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Major TV broadcasters on Friday petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc., a streaming-video startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller that they allege is stealing their content and putting their fundamental business model at risk. Broadcasters argued in the petition that Aereo, which streams local TV signals over the web for a fee without their permission, violates their copyrights. The broadcasters, who include Walt Disney Co.’s ABC, Comcast Corp.’s NBC, CBS Corp. and 21st Century Fox, are appealing a ruling by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which denied their request for an injunction on Aereo earlier this year. Read the rest of this post on the original site »

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/// Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court to Shut Down Streaming-Video Service Aereo

October 11, 2013  |  All Things Digital

Major TV broadcasters on Friday petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc., a streaming-video startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller that they allege is stealing their content and putting their fundamental business model at risk. Broadcasters argued in the petition that Aereo, which streams local TV signals over the web for a fee without their permission, violates their copyrights. The broadcasters, who include Walt Disney Co.’s ABC, Comcast Corp.’s NBC, CBS Corp. and 21st Century Fox, are appealing a ruling by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which denied their request for an injunction on Aereo earlier this year. Read the rest of this post on the original site »

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