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Today, the Supreme Court ruled that Aereo infringed broadcasters’ copyrights by transmitting, in near-real-time, the stream of over-the-air television broadcasts, even when it did so at viewers’ direction. However, the case failed to answer questions such as who took the legally significant action? and is DVR-as-a-service legal? Overall, the majority held that Aereo was too similar to cable systems, which copyright law regulates heavily.

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