WASHINGTON -- In response to the announcement today that the Supreme Court will hear broadcasters' appeal against Aereo, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:
"NAB is pleased the Supreme Court will review this critically important case, and we are optimistic that broadcasters will prevail. Enshrined in the Constitution is the concept that content creators deserve to be protected from product theft. We look forward to the resolution of this case."
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