Will not be able to share a password with friends and relatives on Netflix, the CEO of the company confirmed
Netflix Password: Netflix is about to crack down on password sharing. This information has been shared by the company’s CEO Greg Peters himself. Read the news below to know more about it.
- CEO has decided to stop Netflix password sharing in other countries including India.
- Password sharing will stop completely by the end of March.
- The company rolled out the profile transfer feature last year.
According to Netflix’s terms of service, users are not allowed to share their account credentials with anyone else, including friends and family. This includes sharing login information, creating multiple accounts to share with others, or allowing others to use an account that was not created for them. If the account is found to be in violation of these terms, Netflix may suspend or terminate the account. Additionally, the CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, has confirmed this in multiple statements, stating that sharing passwords is not allowed and that the company is continuously working to prevent password sharing.
On Netflix, you will no longer be able to share passwords with your friends and relatives in the coming days. In fact, the company has decided to eliminate Netflix password sharing. The company believes that password sharing caused significant damage to the user base. In the last year, the number of subscribers of Netflix also decreased rapidly. This is the reason that now the company is preparing to ban this service.
You Will not be able to share your Netflix password with anyone after March
According to media reports, the company’s new CEO Greg Peters said that password sharing will be discontinued by the end of March. However, even after the password limit, users will continue to see content in HD format. He further said that banning password sharing could increase Netflix’s user base.
Testing is going on in these countries
For your information, let us tell you that Company is testing the block Netflix password-sharing feature in Costa Rica, Chile, Peru, and some other countries. In these countries, the company is charging $3 (about Rs 250) to users who share their passwords with friends and relatives. Now it will be interesting to see how much Netflix charges for sharing passwords with Indian users.
If media reports are to be believed, then users may have to pay a charge of Rs 250 to 300 per month for sharing the password. However, the company has not yet officially given information about how long password sharing will be banned in India and how much users will have to pay for password sharing.
How does Netflix identify the free account holder?
According to information available on the help center page, the company detects free account holders by monitoring IP addresses, device IDs, and account activity of devices logged in with the same account.
Remind you that the company rolled out the profile transfer feature in October last year. Users can transfer their profile to another account through this feature. The special thing is that the user does not need to create a new account separately.