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T-Mobile 'Likely' Violates Net Neutrality With BingeOn

  • Slate, Wednesday, December 16, 2015 4:01 PM

Writing in Slate, net neutrality expert Marvin Ammori says that T-Mobile's BingeOn service likely violates the net neutrality rule that prohibits carriers from throttling services. The service lets T-Mobile users stream unlimited video from two dozen companies, but also automatically degrades all video, unless users opt out. "The FCC banned throttling for good reason, namely that Internet service providers should not bias their networks toward some applications or classes of applications," Ammori writes. "Biasing the network interferes with user choice, innovation decisions of application makers, and the competitive marketplace."

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1 comment about "T-Mobile 'Likely' Violates Net Neutrality With BingeOn".
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  1. Leonard Zachary from T___n__, December 17, 2015 at 1:11 p.m.

    BingeOn is not Throttling, just not collecting data$$$.

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