Aereo suspending operations as of 11:30 today

Kevin Vahey
Sun Jun 29 22:54:37 EDT 2014

The headscratcher is how the judges voted. Justice Stephen Breyer wrote the
decision. Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito
​ and those are the ones I would have thought would go the other way.


On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 10:42 PM, Brian Vita <> wrote:

> That's pretty much the way that they explain it on their web site.
> On 6/29/2014 9:34 PM, Gary's Ice Cream wrote:
>> Not really......according to the way an engineer explained Aereo to
>> me.....each customer has their own slingbox connected to a tv receiver at
>> the data center.  The customer has the channel changing capability of
>> their
>> own tuner at the data center so basically it is a remote tuner for your
>> tv.
>> According to the tech who worked there they don't have one feed per tv
>> station coming in and it isn't being distributed through a distribution
>> amplifier to a bunch of boxes.  Each customer has his or her own slingbox
>> (I
>> am using that as a generic term not as a brand name), their own tuner and
>> their own antenna.  From the box it goes out to a combined internet
>> connection onto the web and each customer has their own unique IP address.
>> Correct me if I am wrong someone.
>>                      Gary's Ice Cream, Chelmsford, MA

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