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Who cares if the Supreme Court is bad at computers?

I wasn’t expecting my last post to pick up so much traffic. I had no idea that SCOTUS tech ignorance was news to other people, and although I do love  851 more words


Aereo, SCOTUS, and the Cloud

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


Aereo Oral Arguments

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

errata for the post that went unexpectedly viralish

So I never expected that post about Mashable and the Supreme Court to be widely read. I wrote it very late at night (I think I made the last edits around 1 am?) after a very long day that began with me waking up at 4 am on a sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court. 343 more words


The Fate of Television Will Be Decided by People Who Don't Know What HBO Is

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