Aereo Ruling Marks Stage For Long TV Copyright Fight
By Ryan Davis
Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 8:57 PM ET) -- In denying calls by broadcast networks to shut down Aereo Inc.'s streaming TV service and likening the service to Cablevision System Corp.'s remote digital video recorders, a federal judge has set the stage for a copyright infringement battle that could go all the way to the Supreme Court.
Both sides in the hotly contested case reacted swiftly to Wednesday's decision. On Thursday, CBS and other networks appealed to the Second Circuit, while Aereo investor Barry Diller announced that the service, now available only in New York...