Networks Seek Quick 2nd Circ. Appeal In Aereo Copyright Row

Law360, Los Angeles (July 20, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. and other broadcasters urged the Second Circuit on Thursday to expedite their appeal of a district court's decision allowing Aereo Inc. to continue streaming live, copyrighted television programming online, saying Aereo's plans for rapid expansion threaten irreparable harm.

The motion, filed by Fox, Univision Television Group Inc., Public Broadcasting Service, and other broadcasters following their unsuccessful attempt at preliminary injunction blocking the service, raised the possibility that the Second Circuit could quickly weigh in on a high-profile suit questioning the boundaries...
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