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Aereo's appeal to be classified as a cable provider gets rejected

By Shawn Knight
Aug 22, 2014
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  1. Aereo's chances of staying alive are looking slimmer than ever. After the Supreme Court ruled that the live TV streaming service Aereo operated was illegal, the company attempted to reinvent itself as a cable provider that would pay royalty fees...

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  2. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,319   +709

    If Aereo is illegal then so is Chromecast and every other video redirection device. Too bad these innovators don't have the money to buy favorable verdicts like the big boys do.
     
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  3. axiomatic13

    axiomatic13 TS Booster Posts: 88   +30

    This is BS. Aereo is a good product filling a gap that terrestrial signals cant fix due to weak signals at distance. Not only that, the advertisers who are on the broadcast channels also get a wider audience with Aereo. This BS is purely to appease the cable companies will who also happen to own the politicians who oppose Aereo.
     
  4. RustyTech

    RustyTech TS Guru Posts: 865   +434

    +1 to psycros & axiomatic13
     
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