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As the back-and-forth over Aereo's status grows more fascinatingly insane, so too do the comments about it grow more insightful, funny and popular, with three of this week's four winners coming from our post about Aereo embracing its new status as a de facto duck. First up is vegetaman, who topped the voting on the insightful side with his version of the agenda of Aereo's opponents:

"Your honor, we'd only like Aereo to be treated like a cable company when it suits us, and then not treated like one when it doesn't. Much like how Verizon wants to be under Title II for subsidies. But not for anything else. See, we've got precendent!"

In second place on the insightful side, we've got a comment from Violynne that racked up lots of funny votes as well, responding to the DHS requiring travelers to hand over their cellphones, powered up:

FAA: Turn off all devices.

DHS: Turn on all devices.

Our wonderful government is so screwed up, they can't even give the same instructions to its people.

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