News Corp COO Threatens To Pull Fox Broadcast Signal If Aereo Prevails In Legal Battle

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http://techcrunch.com – Could Fox remove its broadcast signals and become available only as part of a cable subscription? That’s one possibility that News Corp. COO Chase Carey offered up as a business solution if it and other broadcasters lose their ongoing legal battle against streaming video provider Aereo. In an interview with National Association of Broadcasters president Gordon Smith at the organization’s annual confab in Las Vegas, Carey said that if it couldn’t find a legal or government solution to the Aereo problem, Fox could go subscription-only in order to protect its dual revenue stream (IT news)