Why Verizon’s Free Go90 Net Neutrality Argument Is Weak

Verizon was exempting its own go90 video service from data caps for Verizon users understandably raised immediate red flags among net neutrality advocates. […] “Go90 has decided to take advantage of Verizon’s FreeBee Data 360 service, which allows them to pay for customer’s data usage associated with watching videos on the Go90 app,” a Verizon representative told Re/code. “FreeBee Data 360 is an open, non-exclusive service available to other content providers on a non-discriminatory basis. Any interested content provider can use FreeBee Data 360 to expand their audiences by giving consumers the opportunity to enjoy their content without incurring data charges.” But here’s the problem with that. Verizon runs the network. – Ina Fried, Re/code
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