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Fox Sues Aereo Competitor With Gag Name

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Ted Johnson at Variety:

Fox’s suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles on Friday, charges that Barrydriller.com violates its right of public performance by streaming the signal of its Los Angeles affiliate, KTTV, to subscribers without authorization.

I can’t decide if I love or hate these guys for giving their dubious service a joke name.1 Can I do both?

  1. Barry Diller is the most prominent investor in Aereo, which paved the way for Barrydriller.com to stream over-the-air broadcasts.

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