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The US District Court for the Southern District of New York has ruled in favor of Aereo in its dispute with several television networks. Public Knowledge filed an amicus brief in the case supporting Aereo's position, which is linked here. A blog post explaining the issue is linked here. The court's decision is linked here.
The following statement may be attributed to John Bergmayer, Senior Staff Attorney at Public Knowledge.
"We are pleased that Judge Nathan reached the right result in this case. The court is correct that the Cablevision precedent likely means that Aereo's service is perfectly lawful.
"That said, there is much to quibble with in the court's decision. In particular, the court misunderstands the public interest and other arguments put forward by Public Knowledge and others. Broadcasters are granted exclusive access to the public airwaves to make a free service available to all viewers, and should not abuse this privilege with anti-competitive lawsuits.
"Nevertheless, this victory by Aereo is a win for video innovation."