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  • Federal court in Utah sides with broadcasters against Aereo

    Federal court in Utah sides with broadcasters against Aereo
    Aereo's streak of legal victories over the broadcasting industry has come to an end. The startup company, which sends broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet, will have to shut down its operations in Utah and Colorado thanks to a...
  • PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global

    PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global
    This post has been updated. See below for details. A communications executive for media mogul Barry Diller went from relative obscurity to global pariah after an insensitive tweet about AIDS and Africa went viral. Justine Sacco, a director of...
  • 'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.

    'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.
    After the coffee. Before deciding on a Chinese restaurant for Christmas. The Skinny: Another disappointing Sunday spent watching the Redskins blow a game. Fortunately, I've been reading the Johnny Carson biography by his former lawyer Henry Bushkin,...
  • U.S. top court rules against TV startup Aereo

    U.S. top court rules against TV startup Aereo
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that online TV service Aereo Inc, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet. On a 6-3 vote, the...
  • 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 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....
  • Aereo founder blasts Supreme Court decision

    Aereo founder blasts Supreme Court decision
    Aereo founder and Chief Executive Chet Kanojia called the Supreme Court's ruling that his company is in violation of the Copyright Act a "massive setback for the American consumer" that send a "chilling message to the technology industry." Launched in...
  • 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...
  • Broadcasters cheer as Aereo loses Supreme Court fight

    Broadcasters cheer as Aereo loses Supreme Court fight
    In a major victory for the broadcast television industry, the Supreme Court ruled that Aereo — the start-up tech firm that distributes local television signals over the Internet — is illegal. The 6-3 decision in the case of ABC vs. Aereo...
  • Should Aereo win, next move for broadcasters could be at FCC

    Should Aereo win, next move for broadcasters could be at FCC
    The Supreme Court is expected to rule later this week or next week on whether Aereo -- the start-up service that streams local TV signals on the Internet via remote antennas -- is legal or violates copyright law. Launched in 2012 with backing from media...