NFL, Viacom, Unions Rip Aereo At High Court

Law360, New York (November 19, 2013, 4:40 PM EST) -- A chorus of major sports leagues, media conglomerates, labor unions, legal scholars and others urged the U.S. Supreme Court last week to consider shutting down Aereo Inc., warning that a lower court ruling declaring the online service was legal threatened the basic rules of copyright law.

In seven amicus briefs filed in support of a petition for certiorari from the nation's major broadcast networks, a formidable lineup of powerful voices told the justices in varying ways that they should overturn an April ruling by the Second...
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