Aereo Says Networks Must Show Streaming Hurts Their Biz

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT) -- Aereo Inc. told a New York federal court Friday that CBS Broadcasting Inc. and other networks have refused to hand over evidence showing how their business is harmed by Aereo's streaming service, saying the information is crucial to the networks' claim that Aereo's technology infringes their copyrights.

Aereo is seeking documents from the major television networks supporting their contention that its service, which allows its subscribers to stream and record TV programming over the Internet, is substantively different from existing digital video recording technology. The networks claim Aereo's business infringes their public performance right to their copyrighted shows.

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