Real Customer Choice For T-Mobile’s Binge On Requires Transparency, Opt-In


If you’ve been paying attention, you probably noticed the recent headlines about T-Mobile CEO John Legere and his anti-EFF mini-rant on Twitter. Legere was responding to a question we had asked about T-Mobile’s Binge On service: “Does Binge On alter the video stream in any way, or just limit its bandwidth?” But it apparently made him angry enough to drop an f-bomb on us.

He’s since apologized and urged everyone to turn the conversation back to what really matters: user choice and ISP transparency. We are grateful for his apology, and we agree with him. It’s important to focus on the underlying issues instead of being distracted by color commentary. So let’s talk about the issues.

We want to start by clearly stating our position on Binge On, the carrier’s…

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