Friday, January 10, 2014

Supreme Court grants cert in Aereo cases

The Supreme Court has granted certiorari in WNET v. Aereo Inc.

The Washington Post reported:

Supreme Court to take on high-stakes TV dispute

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide a high-stakes dispute between the nation’s broadcast networks and an upstart Web company that is providing live television programming over the Internet.

Both the networks and Barry Diller-backed Aereo asked the justices to settle the legal fight that could radically change the way live television is delivered to American consumers and disrupt an economic model that accounts for billions of dollars in fees for the broadcasters.......

Complete article

The Second Circuit opinion to be reviewed was reported by us here

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