September 27, 2021

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Netflix to limit password sharing with friends and family

Netflix Is Testing New Feature That Prevents Users from Sharing Passwords. Netflix to limit password sharing.

Netflix to limit password sharing with friends and family. Netflix Is Testing New Feature That Prevents Users from Sharing Passwords for the streaming service for both business and security reasons.

According to CNN reports the new feature is just a test and it is for the Netflix TV app users. CNN reported when a user-selected their profile on a shared Netflix account, a pop-up comes on the screen and asks them to verify the account by confirming with a text or email sent to the account holder. Viewers have the option to delay the verification and keep watching Netflix. The message may reappear when they open Netflix again, eventually a message pop-up on the screen to required to open a new and account to continue streaming.

A Netflix spokesperson told CBS Money Watch that “This test is designed to help to ensure that people using Netflix are authorized to do so”

Netflix’s terms of service say users can stream content “for your personal and non-commercial use only and may not be shared with individuals beyond your household.

Netflix is an American OTT content platform, founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California in this year at January, Netflix reached 203.7million subscribers including over 5million+ paid subscribers in India. It was reported that Netflix’s operating income is $1.2 billion

The streaming platform also wants to protect its millions of its members against unauthorized use of their accounts. Netflix recently crosses over 200 million subscribers. Netflix is the 2nd Ranked OTT platform in India.

During the coronavirus pandemic OTT platforms rise up In July 2020 Dil Bechara staring late Sushant Sing Rajput made the biggest opening in OTT history on Disney+ Hotstar.2020 was a time for due to pandemic people forced to stay-indoor and more like to watch web series.