Broadcasters Battle to Boot Live TV Service Aereo Off Internet [audio]
April 3 (Bloomberg Law) — Subscription service Aereo allows users to both watch and record live broadcast television over the Internet. At just $12 a month, it could prompt cable subscribers to cut the cord, but first it will have to survive a legal challenge. Television broadcasters are suing the start-up, which is backed by lead investor Barry Diller, for copyright infringement. Bloomberg BNA Legal Editor Amy E. Bivins discusses the issues facing Aereo with Bloomberg Law’s Josh Block.
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