Broadcasters who are already furious with Barry Diller’s $20.5M investment in Aereo may soon become even angrier. He tells Bloomberg TV from the Allen & Co retreat in Sun Valley that by the end of next year the service will expand from New York to “every major American city.” ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBCUniversal are among the companies suing Aereo, saying it infringes on their copyrights by streaming their signals without compensation. Aereo says stations already offer broadcasts for free. A federal judge seemed to side with Aereo yesterday when she allowed it to keep doing business while the case proceeds.
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