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No good alternative for Aereo cord cutters without antennas

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why the Supreme Court's Aereo decision was bad for those who've ditched traditional TV service.

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US government rebuffs Aereo's first shot at rebooting

The US Copyright Office says the online-TV startup doesn't qualify -- yet -- for a content license that would let it restart streaming.

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Aereo keeps the legal war going despite Supreme Court loss

The streaming-TV startup's new legal tack embraces the ruling against it, arguing that the decision means Aereo deserves the same copyright license cable companies get.

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Dear Aereo: Good luck. You'll need it. Signed, Napster and Grokster vets

Aereo's Supreme Court defeat stirred memories of Napster and Grokster, startups that faced media giants in court -- and lost. These are their lessons for the aftermath.

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Aereo CEO calls fans to action

After losing in the Supreme Court, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia aims to keep up the fight by rallying the company's supporters.

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Aereo plans 'pause' after Supreme Court ruled it illegal

The streaming-TV startup isn't giving up, but it will take a break as a suit seeking to shut it down goes back to a lower court.

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Court ruling casts cloudy future for Aereo

The US Supreme Court rules the broadcast-TV streaming service is illegal, but Aereo could evolve to continue in a new form. Meanwhile, cord-cutters get new digital antenna options with Mohu Channels, and Apple cuts the price of the iPod Touch.

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Court ruling casts cloudy future for Aereo

The US Supreme Court rules the broadcast-TV streaming service is illegal, but Aereo could evolve to continue in a new form. Meanwhile, cord-cutters get new digital antenna options with Mohu Channels, and Apple cuts the price of the iPod Touch.

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How Supreme Court ruling affects Aereo, the cloud, and you

The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.

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Aereo is illegal, Supreme Court says, in big win for broadcasters

The US Supreme Court rules against the streaming-TV service, in a 6-3 split opinion that effectively requires Aereo to pay copyright fees or shut down.

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

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With Aereo, Supreme Court digs into copyright nuances

The justices grill both TV-streaming service Aereo and the broadcasters suing it to interpret what is public, what is private, and whether copies of the same thing are really different at all.

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