Illinois Public Media News

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 25, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Aereo’s TV Streaming Service Is Illegal, Supreme Court Says

By Bill Chappell

Aereo on an IPhone

Aereo, the company that lets subscribers watch TV stations' video that it routes onto the Internet, violates U.S. copyright law, the Supreme Court has ruled. The court's 6-3 decision reverses a lower court ruling on what has been a hotly contested issue.

Categories: Law, Technology

AP - Illinois Public Media News - June 24, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Judge: No-Fly List Violated Constitutional Rights

By The Associated Press

A federal judge has ruled the U.S. government violated the rights of 13 people on its no-fly list by depriving them of their constitutional right to travel, and gave them no adequate way to challenge their placement on the list.

Categories: Law, Military, Transportation

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 20, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Analyzing Defamation Suit Against Newspaper Filed By Catholic Leader

By Jeff Bossert


(Duration: 4:00)

A defamation lawsuit filed by the headmaster of a Catholic boarding school against a Ford County newspaper has been allowed to go to trial. It stems from a letter to the editor in which he was incorrectly identified as the author.

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