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CBS CEO Says Network Could Switch To Cable If It Loses Aereo Lawsuit

CBS and the other over-the-air broadcast networks are currently suing Aereo, the New York-based startup that transmits live TV over the Internet to subscribers who pay a monthly fee, but doesn’t pay anything to the broadcasters for doing so. Now, the head of CBS is saying the network might pull its signal off the air and go cable-only if it can’t stop Aereo. [More]

News Corp. Exec Threatens To Pull FOX From Airwaves Rather Than Let Aereo “Steal” Its Signal

News Corp. Exec Threatens To Pull FOX From Airwaves Rather Than Let Aereo “Steal” Its Signal

We’ve told you before about the lawsuits filed against Aereo, the startup service that charges customers a monthly fee to stream broadcast networks over the Internet. Now comes news that TV execs are genuinely considering making their broadcasts unavailable to the antenna-using public rather in an effort to stop Aereo and others from selling their signals. [More]