CBS Executive Grilled in Legal Hearing Over Barry Diller’s Aereo – Hollywood Reporter

UPDATED: Broadcasters are being asked to defend their position that the media mogul’s controversial new service must be stopped immediately. The central question: is cord-cutting less harmful than DVRs?

At Wednesday’s hearing, one of the central questions was whether Aereo is more or less harmful to broadcasters than the advent of DVRs. In response to that question, Martin Franks, CBS executive vp planning for policy and government affairs, said, “I just don’t know.”

via CBS Executive Grilled in Legal Hearing Over Barry Diller’s Aereo – Hollywood Reporter.

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