WASHINGTON -- In response to today's oral arguments before the Supreme Court in broadcasters' case against Aereo, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:
"NAB appreciates the opportunity for broadcasters to argue the merits of the case against Aereo before the Supreme Court. We believe the preservation of copyright laws is at the heart of the case and are optimistic the rights of content producers will be upheld. We look forward to the Court's final decision."
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