You know all of those friends and family members that you handed your Netflix password over to? Well, Netflix knows.
Yes, they’ve always known… they were just being cool.
They see the different profiles that are set up and where they log in and watch from.
The thing it, they’re ready for it to stop and I’m not exactly sure when it will happen.
But. Netflix is now testing measures to limit password sharing, and I guess some users have even noticed.
You may be next!
Apparently some users are getting a pop up screen that wants to verify the account with a code sent by email or text message to the account holder.
The message says, “If you don’t live with the owner of this account, you need your own account to keep watching”.
If you are not the account holder, you may soon be out of luck on that log-in.
This test is designed to help ensure that people using Netflix accounts are authorized to do so.A Netflix spokesperson told The Streamable
As of right now, the test apparently only applies to televisions that run on Roku software.
I guess if you are using someone else’s account, you may have to sign up for your very own soon enough.