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Supreme Court wrestles with TV, copyright and ‘cloud’ computing

A startup that threatens to shake up the television industry with mini antennas for Internet viewing and recording was the object of heated debate Tuesday at the US Supreme Court. A powerful coalition of the broadcast and cable TV industries asked the panel to rule against the startup Aereo, which…

Top U.S. court upholds copyright law protecting foreign works

The US Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a law extending copyright protection to foreign works — everything from Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” to Picasso’s “Guernica” — even after they have entered the public domain. The court ruled 6-2 that a 1994 law that brought the United States in line with global intellectual…