The End of Free Netflix Password Sharing Is Coming

Netflix is ratcheting up its efforts to get freeloading viewers to pay up: Starting early next year, it will start charging accounts for password sharing, instituting a system that adds fees for “extra member” subaccounts when people outside one household use the membership.  The company didn’t specify the price of these new fees when it confirmed the plan last week. But this change is already being tested in a few Latin American countries, where Netflix is charging a fee for each extra member that’s equivalent to roughly one-quarter the price of a Standard plan. If Netflix sticks to that practice, …
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