CBS said in a statement: "As the courts continue to consider this case and others like it, we are confident that the rights of content owners will be recognized and that we will prevail."
Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia said he was grateful for the ruling, which he said "validates that Aereo's technology falls squarely within the law."
"We may be a small startup, but we've always believed in standing up and fighting for our consumers," Kanojia said. He added that the decision "sends a powerful message that consumer access to free-to-air broadcast television is still meaningful in this country."
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