ABC v. Aereo and the Humble Judge
11 Pages Posted: 3 Apr 2015 Last revised: 6 Apr 2017
Date Written: April 1, 2015
This short essay considers the Supreme Court's recent decision in AEREO v. ABC and was prepared for the NYU Journal of Law and Liberty's Supreme Court review-preview. It suggests the majority was too quick to give up on ordinary tools of legal reasoning and doctrinal analysis, resulting in a decision that creates unnecessary uncertainty.
Keywords: Copyright, intellectual property, IP, AEREO, public performance, transmit, cable, rebroadcast, telecommunications, telecom, cloud, cyberlaw
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