SoylentNews
SoylentNews is people
https://soylentnews.org/

Title    Aereo Suffers Loss and Hopes for Supreme Court Win
Date    Friday February 21 2014, @12:00PM
Author    Dopefish
Topic   
from the what-doesn't-kill-you-makes-you-stronger dept.
https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=14/02/21/0510224

Fluffeh writes:

"Although there are arguments scheduled for 22 April in the Supreme Court, US District Judge Dale Kimball of Utah ruled against Aereo which effectively bans it in Utah along with the rest of the 10th Circuit, which includes Wyoming, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Colorado.

Kimball ruled that Aereo's retransmission of Plaintiffs' copyrighted programs "is indistinguishable from a cable company and falls squarely within the language of the Transmit Clause." He didn't buy Aereo's argument that its system of renting a tiny antenna to each customer allows it to avoid the "Transmit Clause" of the 1976 Copyright Act, which determines what kind of "transmissions" of copyrighted material must pay licensing fees."

Links

  1. "arguments scheduled" - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/01/supreme-court-to-finally-settle-case-between-broadcasters-aereo/
  2. "ruled against Aereo which effectively bans it in Utah" - http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/02/aereo-loses-copyright-fight-to-tv-networks-in-utah/
  3. "Aereo's" - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aereo

© Copyright 2022 - SoylentNews, All Rights Reserved

printed from SoylentNews, Aereo Suffers Loss and Hopes for Supreme Court Win on 2022-08-15 12:41:19