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Preliminary Injunction Hearing in Aereo Case Goes Forward Today

Today, after extensive, fast-paced briefing from both the parties and potential amici, Judge Nathan will hold a preliminary injunction hearing that will decide, at least for the short-term, the fate of internet television start-up Aereo. As we explained in an earlier post, Judge Nathan has already dismissed the plaintiffs’ state law unfair competition claim as … Continue Reading

Judge Nathan to Decide Legality of Streaming Broadcast TV on the Internet

Judge Nathan has scheduled a conference for May 17 in anticipation of a preliminary injunction hearing addressing the legality of a novel technology, developed by a company called Aereo, for watching TV broadcasts over the internet.¬†Broadcasters sued¬†Aereo for (among other things) violating their exclusive rights under the copyright laws to the public distribution of their … Continue Reading