DOJ Tells Justices Aereo 'Clearly Infringes' Networks' IP

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 8:55 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice got behind the major television networks in their Supreme Court battle against Aereo Inc. on Monday, saying that the television streaming service offered public performances of copyrighted programming without a license and was "clearly infringing."

Attorneys from the DOJ and U.S. Copyright Office are urging the high court to reject the Second Circuit's finding that Aereo's online service, which receives TV signals via dime-sized antennas and retransmits them to individual subscribers based on their requests, provides private performances of TV shows that...
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