The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York is tired of talking about Aereo, the start-up service that transmits broadcast TV signals to subscribers via the Internet that the broadcast industry is trying to shut down.
In April, a panel of judges for the 2nd Circuit ruled that Aereo did not violate copyright law. The broadcasters -- including Fox,
"The Second Circuit’s denial of our request for an ‘en banc’ hearing, while disappointing was not unexpected," a Fox spokesman said. "We will now review our options and determine the appropriate course of action, which include seeking a hearing in the
Aereo is hardly out of the legal woods yet. CBS has vowed to fight the company wherever it launches it service.
“This decision comes as no surprise and all industry lawsuits against Aereo and similar services that steal our content are going forward as planned,” a CBS spokesman said.
Aereo, whose backers include media mogul
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