OTA re-transmission

Bob Nelson raccoonradio@gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 17:28:26 EDT 2014

People were saying Aereo was no different than putting up rabbit ears or a
roof antenna.
There is a difference. If I do that, I get signals via the antenna, simple
as that. Aereo
required that you pay them to get re-tranmission, much like cable or

If I have a basic AM-FM radio in my car, I get AM, FM, and maybe HD if HD
is in it.
If I have an XM or Sirius satellite radio, I can only get reception if I
pay them. If I cancel
my XM subscription,the XM radio is useless. People were paying Aereo for
not just using an antenna.

On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 5:18 PM, Garrett Wollman <wollman@bimajority.org>

> <<On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:46:47 -0400, A Joseph Ross <joe@attorneyross.com>
> said:
> > When you take someone's property and don't pay for it, you hurt them.
> And that's where the analogy between physical property and
> intellectual "property" breaks down, as Richard Stallman could
> explain.
> -GAWollman

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