Internet TV in a Post-Aereo World


Last June, the United States Supreme Court held that Aereo’s system for transmitting over-the-air television broadcasts over the Internet violated copyright law, concluding, in a 6-3 decision, that Aereo both performed the television broadcasts at issue and did so “publicly.” Aereo has ceased operations and filed bankruptcy, but both policymakers and media companies have taken steps to respond to the market demand Aereo sought to fill.

Excerpted from Texas Entertainment and Sports Law Journal, Spring/Summer 2015, Volume 24, No. 1. To read the full article, click here.

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