Peter Kafka

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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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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”