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  • Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago

    Aereo decision a win for Tribune Co., but no loss for Chicago
    The U.S. Supreme Court handed television broadcasters – including Tribune Co., a plaintiff in the lawsuit – a major victory Wednesday in ruling that online service Aereo Inc. violated copyright laws by using antenna farms to rebroadcast...
  • Aereo cliffhanger won by broadcasters

    Aereo cliffhanger won by broadcasters
    UPDATED: Score a huge victory for ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC. The broadcast business will carry on as it has after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday against Aereo, the streaming service that has picked up broadcasters' signals without compensating the...
  • Disney stock moves up after court ruling against Aereo

    Disney stock moves up after court ruling against Aereo
    Stock for The Walt Disney Company moved up slightly Wednesday morning immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that online TV service Aereo Inc. violates copyright law. The stock (NYSE: DIS) was trading up $1.17 to $83.85 in morning trading....
  • Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver keep up brisk fundraising for supervisor

    Former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl and former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver have raised a combined $3.5 million this year in their high-profile quest to win the Westside and San Fernando Valley seat held by termed-out L.A. County Supervisor...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Aereo, broadcasters await Supreme Court ruling

    Aereo, broadcasters await Supreme Court ruling
    Chet Kanojia is waiting for the Supreme Court to tell him whether he has a business or needs to have a going-out-of-business sale. Kanojia is the founder and chief executive of Aereo, a start-up company that records and streams the signals of local...
  • Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Victory for Broadcasters

    The Supreme Court delivered a big blow to Aereo on Wednesday, ruling that its streams of broadcast TV channels violated copyright law. The justices ruled 6-3 that because Aereo functioned essentially like a cable system, its streams of broadcast...
  • Media Companies, NAB Applaud Supreme Court Ruling Against Aereo

    Media conglomerates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were quick to cheer the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Wednesday finding that Internet-streaming startup Aereo violated the Copyright Act. "Aereo characterized our lawsuit as an attack on...
  • Aereo loses Supreme Court case against TV broadcasters

    Aereo loses Supreme Court case against TV broadcasters
    The Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo, a start-up company that streams local TV signals to consumers over the Internet via remote antennas, violates the Copyright Act. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court dismissed Aereo's argument that it was merely...
  • Aereo Founder: Supreme Court Ruling 'Chilling' To Technology Industry

    With Aereo's future in doubt, the company's founder and CEO Chet Kanojia blasted the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of broadcasters, saying that it "sends a chilling message to the technology industry." "It is troubling that the Court states in its...
  • Broadcast TV survives Aereo, but fight continues

     Broadcast TV survives Aereo, but fight continues
    Broadcast television exhaled Wednesday like a reality show contestant who survived elimination. A 6-3 Supreme Court vote ensured that the broadcasters and their multibillion-dollar business model remain intact and that proprietary programming —...