A Few Thoughts About Aereo…

As all copyright law geeks are surely aware, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today that Aereo infringes the public performance rights of the broadcaster plaintiffs. As I have been arguing (here and here), I think the simplest way to separate the Dropbox-like sheep from the Aereo-like goats is to focus on who supplies the content. […]

Aereo Oral Argument: But What About the Cloud?

Cross-posted on the Copyhype blog. The cloud took center stage at the oral argument in the Aereo appeal before the Supreme Court this past Tuesday. Several justices expressed concern over how Aereo’s service can be distinguished from a cloud storage service. As they had argued in their reply brief, the petitioners, represented by Paul D. […]