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Antonin Scalia Seems Confused By HBO

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may know a lot... but does he know about HBO?

It appears not, according to a transcript from Tuesday's Supreme Court discussion over the case of ABC Inc. v. Aereo.

Scalia lumped the pay-cable channel HBO in with over-the-air networks like ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox, which reach customers over broadcast signals.

(Read more on the Supreme Court case from HuffPost's Gerry Smith here.)

Parker Higgins, an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, told HuffPost Live he thinks "in some cases, the sophistication isn't there" on the Supreme Court to properly rule on cases like ABC Inc. v. Aereo.

Watch a video of the interview above.

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