The Supreme Court struck a dramatic blow against Aereo today in a ruling that puts the TV streaming service as it currently exists on its deathbed. In a 6–3 ruling, the court found that Aereo’s service violates the Copyright Act by playing back recordings of broadcasters’ TV shows — even though it legally captures those shows over the air and obtains individual copies for each viewer. Aereo had argued that it was merely providing technology that its subscribers were renting in order to watch TV, posing that the viewers were responsible for playing back those recordings. (more…)
After years of trying but largely failing to launch its own smart TV product that can satisfy a wide band of audience, Apple may be joining hands with Comcast, the largest pay-TV provider in the U.S. (more…)
Well it’s time for me to scream, IT’S ABOUT TIME!! I’ve long been a DirectTV and Tivo fan.