Major Broadcasters Sue Aereo For Alleged 'Illegal' Content Use

Major broadcasters -- ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, Univision and PBS -- are suing Aereo, "a new service that promises consumers access to broadcast TV though the Internet," writes Joe Flint. The company is set to launch March 14 in New York, backed partly by IAC/InterActiveCorp., where media mogul Barry Diller is chairman.

“This service is based on the illegal use of our content," claim NBC, CBS and ABC, co-plaintiffs in one of the two suits filed.

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