TiVo working on a 'legal' version of Aereo

A TiVo Inc. Stream device is displayed at Pepcom DigitalFocus in New York.
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A TiVo Inc. Stream device is displayed at Pepcom DigitalFocus in New York.

DVR company TiVo is working on a legal version of the cloud based DVR Aereo, according to the website Multichannel News. (Tweet This)

The article by Multichannel News explains that TiVo purchased Aereo's trademarks and clients' information in March for about $1 million following its bankruptcy.

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Last June, The Supreme Court ruled that the online TV service, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet.

On a 6-3 vote, the court handed a victory to the four major TV broadcasters and cast Aereo's immediate future into doubt.

A TiVo' spokesperson quoted by Multichannel News said TiVo will provide additional detail in a major event in late July.

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