Copyright Act Doesn't Bar Network TV Streams, 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (March 25, 2013, 5:08 PM EDT) -- The Copyright Act does not bar consumers from privately accessing certain over-the-air signals by broadcasters, consumer rights groups told the 9th Circuit on Friday, arguing that U.S. television network giants should not have won a bid to halt billionaire Alki David's Aereokiller service from streaming over-the-air shows online. 

U.S. District Judge George H. Wu was wrong to grant the request by NBCUniversal Media LLC, Fox Television Stations Inc. and others because the Copyright Act only restricts transmitting copyrighted work to the public and does not impinge...
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