ABC v. Aereo: Chilling Innovation

I just wrote a piece for the Boston Globe’s BetaBoston site on the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Aereo decision on innovation in this country. In a nutshell, by treating innovators like Aereo like incumbents for the burdens but not the benefits of regulation, the Supreme Court and the Copyright Office have made the world safe for the Comcasts and Verizons of this world. Check it out at