Netflix Sharing a No-No?

Netflix Sharing a No-No?

 Netflix may be looking to crack down on user password-sharing. 

The company is testing out a new policy with select customers, telling them to sign up for a separate account if they aren’t watching with the subscriber.  A Netflix spokesperson says the company tries “hundreds” of tests a year with select customers.  The experiment may not lead to a larger enforcement, but could be applied to account security.

Research firm Magid reports that about 33-percent of all Netflix users share their password with at least one other person.  Earlier this year, the company announced that it had topped 200-million subscribers worldwide.

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