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Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Aereo and the Public Performance Right

Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Aereo and the Public Performance Right

White & Case Technology Newsflash

On June 25, 2014, the US Supreme Court reversed a decision of the Second Circuit and held that Aereo publicly performs copyrighted television programming [1]. The case has important implications for the public performance right under the Copyright Act and for new technologies and online services that make copyright-protected content available to the public.

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[1] - Am. Broad. Cos., Inc. v. Aereo, Inc., 573 U.S. __ (2014).

 

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