Broadcasters sue to block streaming service Aereo in Utah

10/8/2013 | GigaOm · TheWrap.com

Broadcasters in Utah have joined the fight against Aereo, filing suit this week in federal court to bar the video-streaming service from operating in the state following mixed rulings on both coasts. Fox Broadcasting joined two Salt Lake City station owners in arguing that Aereo is illegal because it infringes on their copyright by transmitting TV signals without a license. Aereo has asserted that by assigning tiny antennas to each subscriber it is not subject to the fees that the stations have demanded.

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