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T-Mobile could let users stream porn without impacting their data

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But companies need to join Binge On first

During a Q&A session following T-Mobile's announcement of Binge On, John Legere was asked whether porn services will be allowed to participate in the latest Uncarrier endeavor. Perhaps to the surprise of some in the crowd, Legere answered affirmatively. The T-Mobile CEO said that any company serving "legal content" will be allowed to opt into Binge On, which lets customers stream 480p video from Netflix, HBO, ESPN, and other services without affecting their data plan. But the main hurdle — and it's a big one — remains the app stores on Android and iOS, both of which ban pornography-related software. If T-Mobile allows Binge On to work through the browser, such a scenario remains possible.

And for anyone who criticizes T-Mobile's openness, Legere had a pointed message: "Let me go through their surfing history for the last two years and check their cleanliness." T-Mobile is likely to hear plenty of criticism that Binge On disregards net neutrality, so this open-to-all stance may be an attempt to help the company in that argument. "It’s a feature, and it’s complete customer choice. We think it’s highly net neutrality-friendly," Legere said.