Cloud Computing At Risk If Aereo Loses, 2nd Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 6:56 PM EDT) -- An industry group representing Internet heavyweights Facebook, Google, Amazon and others argued Thursday that the future of cloud computing could be in jeopardy if the Second Circuit doesn't uphold Aereo Inc.'s right to sell customers access to TV shows, which broadcasters claim violates their copyrights.

In a precedent-setting 2008 decision, the Second Circuit upheld Cablevision's right to provide single-user DVR services after Cartoon Network LP sued Cablevision owner CSC Holdings — a decision that paved the way for digital media buyers to save music and movies...
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