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Supreme Court Rules Aereo Resembles a Cable Company

The Supreme Court ruled today on the widely publicized and hotly anticipated case involving Aereo, the startup whose business model was based on providing online streams of broadcast signals to its users.

Justice Stephen G. Breyer, writing for the majority, rejected all of Aereo’s major arguments. He said the service was “not simply an equipment provider” but acted like a cable system in that it transmitted copyrighted content.

Read more about the decision from Re/Code and The New York Times.