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EU: Cloud Storage of Broadcasts Requires Copyright Holders’ Permission

Echoes Aereo Supreme Court decision
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LUXEMBOURG—In a move that was similar to what happened between U.S. broadcasters and Aereo, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on Wednesday, Nov. 29, that copies of off-air broadcasts stored in the cloud for later online access by subscribers are public performances and require the permission of the copyright holders.

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