Will This Media Company Overthrow the American Copyright System?

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Courtroom battles over online TV service Aereo may end up recasting our entire copyright system -- with far-reaching and very pleasant consequences for digital media players such as Netflix and Pandora Media .

Aereo may have found a way to transmit public airwave broadcasts online without paying retransmission fees. If this model stands up in high-level courts, we may have a media revolution on our hands. In this video, Fool contributor Anders Bylund walks you through the basics of Aereo's mutiny against oppressive royalties.


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The article Will This Media Company Overthrow the American Copyright System? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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