TV Networks Blast Aereo Before Supreme Court

Law360, New York (February 24, 2014, 7:24 PM EST) -- The nation's television networks fired the opening volley Monday in their bid to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc.'s controversial online television service, saying the streaming startup goes against “the basic philosophy that copyright protection embodies.”

Just less than two months before they're scheduled to argue the case to the justices, the big four broadcasters filed the opening brief in their case against Aereo, which uses banks of small antennas to retransmit TV signals to individual users — a quirky setup it...
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