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On Friday, January 10, the Supreme Court granted cert to the major broadcasters’ challenge to Aereo. This follows on the heels of a recent ruling questioning the legality of Aereo’s (and, increasingly, other TV-over-internet service providers’) business models.
Aereo’s TV-over-internet technology captures over-the-air digital television broadcasts and relays them as [...]Continue Reading →
On November 23, 2010 By Meredith Lawrence
TiVo, perhaps the company best known for digital video recording (DVR) technology, is currently locked in a battle for survival. As most satellite and cable companies have started offering DVR services, TiVo’s market share has steadily dwindled to occupy only 8 percent of the 38 million DVR users in the United States. While the [...]Continue Reading →
The advent of new technology almost inevitably brings pronouncements of existing technology’s death. We have all heard that “Video Killed the Radio Star,” Napster killed the recording industry, and DVRs are killing advertising. Now add to this mix, a new murderer: Apple’s iPad.
One of the many features touted [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Comcast’s win in district court regarding 1993 FCC rule allows it to pursue more than 30% of cable market.
Musician John Mayer must dish out $25,000 to charity selected by TMZ for losing bet over not-so-secret mug shot.
Michael Jackson’s death officially ruled a homicide [...]Continue Reading →
On June 30, 2009 By JETLaw
On Monday, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in Cable News Network, Inc. v. CSC Holdings, Inc. Plaintiffs, including major networks such as NBC, CBS, FOX, Disney and Paramount, appealed from a Second Circuit decision overturning an injunction against Cablevision’s proposed “remote-storage DVR,” which allows [...]Continue Reading →
Fast-forwarding through commercials may very soon become easier, cheaper and more widespread following a decision by the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in favor of cable-provider Cablevision, reversing an earlier district court decision. The lower court had granted summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs (content providers such as Twentieth [...]Continue Reading →
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