Controversial online TV service Aereo launches in metro Detroit

Nate Bomey – Detroit Free Press

Aereo Antennae

Aereo Antennae

A controversial service that grabs TV broadcasts without paying for them, then queues them up on the Internet for subscribers launched its metro Detroit service Monday, Oct. 28.

The New York company, called Aereo, is undercutting the traditional network model by using a loophole in U.S. copyright law to create live-streaming online versions of Fox, NBC, CBS, ABC and other networks. You could watch some World Series games or any other major network for about $8 a month.

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