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Why Broadcast Streaming Service Aereo Is Still Alive

This is the decision that is allowing Aereo — an internet service that captures broadcast TV (using antennas!) and streams it to subscribers — to continue to exist for the time being. Unofficial official FWD legal correspondent Michael Phillips says that the judge leans on the fact that according to Second Circuit case from 2008, Aereo isn’t the one “transmitting” anything.

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