Aereo and Optus TV Now – a comparison of the US Supreme Court and Australian Full Federal Court decisions

The Supreme Court of the United States in Aereo and the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Optus TV Now have both considered the application of copyright laws to television streaming services. Both highly anticipated decisions have potential implications for new online technologies and cloud services. But how do the decisions compare read more...
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Aereo fails to turn lemons into lemonade – TV retransmission service blocked by preliminary injunction

In June, the Supreme Court of the United States found that the Aereo TV service, which allowed subscribers to stream free-to-air television broadcasts over the internet, infringed copyright in television programs. Following the Supreme Court’s decision, Aereo has attempted unsuccessfully (in the words of Judge Nathan) “to turn lemons into lemonade” by using the Supreme read more...
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US Supreme Court rules Aereo TV streaming service infringes copyright

By Ian Ranson and Anna Spies On Wednesday 25 June 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a greatly anticipated copyright decision. In a 6-3 decision, the Court found that the Aereo TV service, which allows subscribers to stream free-to-air television broadcasts over the internet, infringed copyright in television programs. In commentary read more...
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