I was around when cable first came to market, with the so-called "experts" arguing that no one would be stupid enough to pay for something you could get for free, namely advertising funded TV programs. And here we are decades later, pretty much proving them wrong, because, yes we are stupid enough.
An online platform that lets users stream live TV with no money going to the networks isn't something CBS is concerned about.
Aereo, which has been streaming a broadcast TV to New York subscribers, has had a victory in court, with a judge refusing to grant a preliminary injunction shutting the service down.
Not entirely unexpectedly, two groups of broadcasters are suing Aereo, the recently-launched streamed television service.
Start-up Aereo, rather bravely, is hoping to cut the cord with a new internet television service that delivers broadcast TV directly to phones, tablets, and televisions.