Broadcasters file Aereo appeal, warn of 'havoc' and 'massive disruption' to TV industry — paidContent (click for full article) by Jeff John Roberts - April 17, 2013 SUMMARY: Fox, PBS and other broadcasters filed for a New York appeals court to revisit a crucial ruling that permitted start-up Aereo to beam their signals. The appeal raises the stakes further in a battle for the future of TV. -- "Fox and other broadcasters are asking a New York appeals court to reconsider its decision to give a green light to Aereo, a controversial start-up that uses tiny antennas to retransmit over-the-air TV to mobile devices for $8 a month. In a new court filing (embedded below), the broadcasters claim the decision "threatens to cause massive disruption to the television industry" and "will wreak commercial havoc," and request a full panel of the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals to revisit the ruling. The start-up Aereo has been at the center of a storm in recent months because its technology threatens to blow-up the existing model of pay TV, which is based on selling viewers a bundle of channels, that include over-the-air stations like NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox. Aereo is backed by a $58 million investment from media mogul Barry Diller and others, and lets customers watch and record TV without a subscription for $1 a day or $8 a month."