Internet-TV Firm Gets IAC Backing
An Internet-TV start-up backed by media veteran Barry Diller could tempt more television viewers to cut the cable cord, but it might be in for a fight from media companies.
The company, Aereo, unveiled plans on Wednesday to offer New York City residents beginning March 14 the ability to stream broadcast-TV signals over Web-enabled devices for $12 a month.
Considering Ivi.tv got shut down with an injunction last year.... http://blog.collins.net.pr/2010/10/ivi-not-gotta-licensewhatye-going-todo.html ...we'll see.
You might also want to check out the TVnow court case thats happening in Australia with Optus and Foxtel at the moment, explains some of the core copyright issues here - http://blog.collins.net.pr/2012/02/tvnow-court-case-in-australia.html
I wonder who Aereo's lawyers are? Though lets face it IAC has plenty deep pockets so expect this one to go the distance.
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