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Update: Broadcasters may seek damages payout from Aereo after Supreme Court ruling

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    Update: Broadcasters may seek damages payout from Aereo after Supreme Court ruling

    (The Register-Guard) - Now comes the expensive part for Aereo: finding out how much it will have to pay broadcasters after the US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday the television streaming service was illegally retransmitting their TV shows.

    At a minimum, broadcasters will most likely look to recover retransmission fees -- the fee cable companies pay to use broadcast content -- from Aereo, Ewing said.

    The networks could also try to collect fees for purported lost business, attorneys costs, and up to $150,000 for each television episode the service retransmitted....

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