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Aereo Says It's a Technological Step Not a Rube Goldberg Device Streaming service files 100-page brief with the U.S. Supreme Court

In a legal brief, Aereo has asked the Supreme Court to reject broadcasters' arguments that its antenna-based Internet streaming service is "a sort of Rube Goldberg device" and just "a…

March 27, 2014, 9:24 AM EDT

Government Sides With Broadcasters in Aereo Case Classifies the system as a public performance

The government is siding with broadcasters in their legal fight with Aereo. In an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court, the U.S. copyright office and the Department of Justice…

March 4, 2014, 10:19 AM EST

Broadcasters Win Against Aereo in Utah District Court Ruling precedes April 22 Supreme Court oral arguments

Weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments between broadcasters and Aereo, a district judge in Utah has imposed a preliminary injunction against the streaming TV…

February 19, 2014, 5:55 PM EST

Rockefeller Wants to Give Online Video Services Parity With Cable But the bill is in for a fight from broadcasters and cable interests alike

Hoping to give cord-cutters more options and more content, Sen. Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) this afternoon will introduce a bill that offers online video services like Aereo and Netflix the same regulatory protections…

November 12, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

Aereo Scores Another Win Against Broadcasters in Boston Supreme Court petition likely

Broadcasters lost another court ruling against Aereo. A U.S. district judge in Boston denied Hearst TV's request for an injunction against the streaming TV service. Hearst, owner of WCVB, the ABC…

October 10, 2013, 10:54 AM EDT

Is Google Doing Enough to Combat Web Piracy? Search engines to face scrutiny at House hearing

Search engines, especially Google, are likely to feel the heat later today when a House subcommittee holds a hearing reviewing the voluntary efforts by the Internet ecosystem to combat Internet…

September 18, 2013, 10:54 AM EDT

Study: Internet Piracy Is 'Tenacious and Persistent' Voluntary efforts have yet to reverse the trend

Despite the best efforts of Internet service providers, advertisers and ad networks to stop copyright infringement on the Internet, piracy is still a runaway train. In January 2013, 432 million unique…

September 17, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

Google Positions Itself as a Leader in Fighting Web Piracy Company has been taken to task for not doing enough to fight copyright issues

Google is going all-out to change any perception that it is soft on copyright infringement. In a new 25-page report released Tuesday, Google took great pains to describe its anti-piracy…

September 10, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT

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