Aereo Can't Get Quick Ruling On Compulsory License

Law360, New York (August 1, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday shot down an emergency motion from Aereo Inc. for expedited consideration of its request to be deemed a cable company in order to keep operating, saying the disruptive startup had "jumped the gun."

The order came a day after Aereo filed an emergency motion for a quick decision on the company's bid to avail itself of the Section 111 compulsory copyright license that's available to cable providers, a motion that reportedly told the court the company was "bleeding to...
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