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Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive
Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive

If you can't beat them, join them. That seems to be the approach Aereo is taking in a last-ditch effort to stay alive after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the start-up service which streams the signals of local TV stations over the Internet via remote antennas was in violation of the Copyright Act. Aereo had unsuccessfully argued that it was an antenna service and nothing more and thus did not have to comply with copyright law. The court said Aereo, which charges its subscribers between $8 and $12 a month for the antenna and a cloud-based digital video recorder, was more like a cable service and thus copyright law applies. Now Aereo is saying it will try to play ball with...