Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Aereo Gets Its Day In Court

Today the Supreme Court heard arguments in the American Broadcasting Companies v. Aereo case. This case pits traditional broadcasters and media conglomerates against the next generation of tech upstarts, and has huge implications for the future of ‘cloud services’. A Brief Overview and History Aereo was first launched in New York City in February of […]

Good News, Bad News – Aereo and ReDigi

This past week saw two interesting and important court decisions come down, both relating to copyright in the digital space. One involving innovative ‘online broadcaster’, Aereo, brought goods news, while the other, involving digital music reseller ReDigi, brought some not so good news. Lets start with the good. Aereo Aereo is an interesting service which […]

Amazon Cloud Drive, It’s Kinda Like a Big Deal – Part 2

Last week we wrote about Amazon’s bold new Cloud Drive service (read part 1 here). In Part 2 of this short series we’ll look at the legal challenges that the music industry will likely mount. First-Sale Doctrine To briefly recap, Amazon’s Cloud Player allows users to store their music in the cloud where they can […]

Amazon Cloud Drive, It’s Kinda Like a Big Deal – Part 1

Early last week Amazon launched a new online music service called Cloud Drive. At first glance Cloud Drive seems to be like any other online storage/backup system. Its features look very similar to Dropbox, a place where you can store your personal files for security and convenience as well as retrieve them from any internet connected computer. Amazon’s Cloud […]