By Lisa Johnston
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New York — Aereo, the Barry Diller-backed Internet startup distributing local TV broadcasts online, won a federal appeals court ruling Monday that rejected a request from broadcasters and TV station owners to halt the service.
The Second Circuit Appeals court voted 2 to 1 to deny a preliminary injunction motion filed by media companies including Disney, CBS and News Corp. The decision upheld a decision made last summer.
The court found for Aereo’s technology, which tunes local over-the-air TV broadcasts, and stores them on a computer before retransmitting them to online subscribers without paying broadcasters for the content.
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