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Video services may use artificial intelligence to crack down on password sharing


Most services have tried to curtail password sharing by limiting the number of simultaneous streams, with little else to go by to identify abuse. — Bloomberg

Most services have tried to curtail password sharing by limiting the number of simultaneous streams, with little else to go by to identify abuse. — Bloomberg

LOS ANGELES: Still using your ex-roommate's cable credentials to watch Game of Thrones? That may soon be getting a lot harder, thanks to new efforts to crack down on password sharing for pay TV and online video services. 

One of these efforts, launched by London-based Synamedia ahead of next week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), even uses artificial intelligence to uncover notorious password sharers. 

   

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