Justices consider future of TV and copyright in Aereo case.
This week the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) heard oral argument in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc. Aereo, a startup with nearly $100 million in funding, lets subscribers view live TV through a tiny antenna that can be controlled over the Internet and on mobile devices. 563 more words
Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments for American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo Inc. (or the Aereo case). I’ve covered the specifics of the Aereo case a few times at this point, so instead I’ll focus on what the justices said and what that potentially means for the case. 659 more words
Home Box Office introduced the “It’s Not TV. It’s HBO” slogan all the way back in October of 1996, and in spite of the fact that it seemed culturally ubiquitous in the years that followed, its penetration somehow didn’t extend to the eyeballs of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. 909 more words