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Aereo: We'll Win Supreme Court Case Or Disappear

Aereo has no Plan B if it loses its copyright battle with broadcasters in the Supreme Court, writes Jim Barthold. In that case, it will probably go out of business, according to an interview with the company's CEO, Chet Kanojia. "The deck seems stacked against Aereo," writes Barthold, noting that the Justice Department recently "threw its support behind broadcast networks... in claiming that Aereo gives consumers access to copyright content and doesn't pay licensing fees for that content."

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  1. Douglas Ferguson from College of Charleston, March 27, 2014 at 9:17 a.m.

    Maybe the idea could be sold to a foreign country with a more enlightened view of intellectual property. It seems to me if a company gives away their product to anyone with an antenna, then their property claims vanish when someone creates a disruptive means to distribute signals one antenna at a time (as opposed to a community antenna, which is a reuse, and subject to copyright)

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