Netflix wants you to pay more to share your password

If you want to share your Netflix password with people outside your household, you will have to pay more. This is the company’s most recent plan, according to reports Variety. In this way, Streaming service plans to crack down on ‘unlawful’ sharing of passwords that causes so many headaches.

That’s what Netflix says in its terms of service. In the document, they specify that all content viewed is for personal usenon-commercial, and therefore “must not be shared with people outside your household”.

During your Netflix membership, we grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to access the Netflix service and content. Thereafter, no other right, title or interest will be transferred to you. You agree not to use the service for public presentations.

Netflix Terms of Service

First, Netflix will test its new strategy with users of Chile, Costa Rica and Peru. As said media explains, the platform will allow subscribers to its service to share their passwords with people outside their home, “in a simple and secure way”, but it will also allow they will have to pay more to do it. So says Chengyi Long, Director of Product Innovation at Netflix.

Thus, Netflix will activate a new function in the aforementioned regions to “add an additional member”. The same will be available in Standard and Premium plans of the service, and will allow you to add up to two additional users who do not live within your household. These persons they will have their own references, personalized recommendations and your own profile within Netflix. However, these conveniences come with a price increase.