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Netflix Inc plans to crack down on password sharing for accounts on its streaming platform on February 8, including setting up a primary location and paying a few dollars for an additional member.
The video-streaming giant, which estimates 100 million use a shared account worldwide, said members can now easily manage who has access to their account, transfer profiles to a new account and Still easily watch Netflix on your personal devices or log in to a new TV.
“So over the course of the last year, we have been exploring different approaches to address this issue in Latin America, and now we will be rolling them out to Canada, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain in the months ahead, starting today and Ready to roll out more widely,” the company said in a blogpost.
In many countries, members of Netflix’s Standard or Premium plan can add an additional member sub-account for two people for $7.99 per person per month in Canada, NZD$7.99 in New Zealand, €3.99 in Portugal, and €5.99 in Spain. , the company said.
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The company lost customers in the first half of 2022 amid stiff competition from rivals, prompting it to more seriously consider password sharing and launching an advertising-supported plan.