Aereo Backed By 2nd Circ. In Streaming TV Copyright Case

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT) -- Streaming TV service Aereo Inc. scored a significant victory Monday over TV networks accusing it of copyright infringement when the Second Circuit refused to shut down the service and held that it likely does not infringe.

In a split decision, the three-judge panel affirmed a New York federal judge's July ruling that denied the networks' bid for an injunction, ruling that Aereo, which uses miniature antennas to transmit broadcast TV signals to its subscribers over the Internet, does not engage in a public performances of copyrighted...
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