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Aereo Wins Another Court Battle, as Court Rejects Move to Retry Case

Another legal victory for Aereo, the controversial TV-over-the-Web service: A federal appeals court has denied a motion to re-hear a case they ruled on in April, when they allowed Aereo to keep offering its service in the New York City area. Meanwhile, TV station owner Hearst has sued Aereo after the company expanded its operations to Boston. Here’s a statement from CBS, one of the plaintiffs in the original suit: “This decision comes as no surprise and all industry lawsuits against Aereo and similar services that steal our content are going forward as planned.”


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald