CBS Says Aereo Can't Halt Future Copyright Suits

Law360, New York (May 29, 2013, 3:27 PM EDT) -- CBS Broadcasting Inc. on Tuesday called on a New York federal judge to shut down Aereo Inc.’s attempt to head off copyright suits CBS has threatened to launch wherever the streaming television service sets up shop.

Calling Aereo’s preemptive suit “gamesmanship,” CBS told the court that Aereo’s bid to block CBS from filing copyright infringement suits around the country as Aereo expands its service should be tossed as a misuse of the Declaratory Judgment Act.

“Aereo rushed into the New York courthouse seeking to prevent local...
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