The Supreme Court this week ruled in preference of TV networks and wire companies opposite Aereo, a start-up that rebroadcasts live programs to subscribers though profitable retransmission fees. Comments from Facebook are edited for clarity and grammar:
The Average Joe loses again. we suspicion a Aereo use was great, and we didn’t have to mangle my neck climbing on a roof of my two-story residence to put adult an outside antenna, as we live in a border area for promote TV. we was simply leasing one with Aereo.
— Gordon Green
I desperately wish Aereo had won, though we never saw how it could go that way. There’s no organic disproportion between Aereo and a wire company, and wire companies are compulsory by a tide authorised horizon to compensate broadcasters to retransmit what is ostensible to be giveaway over-the-air TV.
Local broadcasters have a permit to take by a government-enforced corner they are awarded in their marketplace areas. What we need is for Congress to remodel retransmission agree from tip to bottom.
— Betty Zeman
I got absolved of wire a prolonged time ago and don’t skip it one bit. Thanks to Aereo, we had entrance to internal broadcasts such as news and weather. Once again, a Supreme Court proves it is totally out of step with everybody and all solely hulk corporations.
— Earl Hartsell
Don’t forget a fact that a calm Aereo was giving a subscribers entrance to is copyrighted.
Why should anyone be means to distinction from placement of someone else’s copyrighted calm though permission?
— David Fairchild
Pirating cinema is illegal, though it happens each day. If a record is out there, there is no interlude it.
The Supreme Court can order however we want, though it won’t stop that.
— Christopher Bacon
This statute means that people will have to keep profitable unreasonable fees for rubbish channels.
I am also sleepy of not being means to select that NFL group we see play on Sundays during football season. we always have to watch a Titans where we live.
— Karl Lukis
I forsaken my wire TV use since we got sleepy of overpaying for rubbish channels.
Everybody should dump their wire TV for a duration of time in protest; suppose what kind of summary that would send to a conglomerates.
— Brian Deeley
Unfortunately, to tide TV calm over a Internet nowadays, we are mostly compulsory to have be a wire TV or satellite subscriber. It’s not only a wire channels, though ABC also now requires a wire or satellite TV login to watch a shows on a Internet. we envision some-more people will bandit programming.
— Tommy Beard