Netflix tests charging a fee to share accounts


The Silicon Valley streaming titan has been working on ways for subscribers to share ‘outside their household... while also paying a bit more’. — Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix on March 16 said it is testing charging a fee to subscribers who share their accounts with people who don’t live in their homes.

The US-based steaming service has long taken a relaxed approach to users sharing passwords with family or friends, but recently saw stock dive on quarterly results that showed cooling subscriber growth.

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