TV Networks Argue Live Streaming by Diller-Backed Aereo Threatens Revenues

, New York Law Journal


A CBS executive testified on Wednesday that Aereo, an Internet TV-streaming service backed by Barry Diller, is threatening immediate harm to the revenues of broadcasters and TV stations and should be stopped. The testimony came during a hearing on a motion for a preliminary injunction sought by several TV networks against Aereo. The networks are represented by Debevoise & Plimpton and Jenner & Block, while Aereo is defended by Goodwin Procter, Winston & Strawn and Constantine Cannon.

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