fbpx
Connect with us
TOPICS

Tech

Netflix Is Running A Test To Crackdown On Password Sharing

Published

Picture 1 8
Source: GammaWire

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

At the moment, Netflix has about 200 million users globally. However, the popular streaming service was recently reported testing a feature to block the use of invalid accounts. According to a GammaWire report, a number of users are now beginning to receive warning notices for those who allegedly borrow account login information from the original owners of the account. According to a notice that appeared on a user’s screen, Netflix states,

“If you don’t live with the owner of this account, you need your own account to keep watching.”

Alongside this message, the user will also be asked to verify the account by entering a verification code sent via email or SMS code. If you are not the owner of the account, it may be difficult for you to obtain the verification code.

Netflix Account Sharing

Users also have the option to “Verify Later”. However, when the button is pressed, the pop-up is said to reappear. In the meantime, Netflix said this warning notice was tested to ensure that those who use the Netflix account are given permission by the account owner. Of course, this feature is especially helpful in cases involving the use of invalid accounts. For now, testing for the notice is limited to TV streaming only.

 

Also read: Google Will No Longer Sell Ads Based On Your Browsing History

Screenshot 2021 03 12 At 10.05.00 Pm

Source: GammaWire


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Ft Gerakan Ft Gerakan
News13 hours ago

Gerakan Invites Former UMNO Politicians Hishammuddin & KJ to Join Them Following UMNO Sacking

Former Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin was among several prominent UMNO leaders that were sacked by the party for alleged disciplinary...

Collage 16 3 Collage 16 3
News16 hours ago

76y/o M’sian in Kepong Asks His Friend to Return His RM250, Gets Beaten to Death With Plastic Chair

If your responsibility to return the money that you’ve borrowed from others, but an unfortunate man in Kepong, KL met...

Ft Biden Ft Biden
News21 hours ago

US President Biden Congratulates Anwar Over Malaysia’s Inspiring Democracy in GE15

Following his appointment as the 10th Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was soon after flooded with congratulatory messages from...

Collage Son N Dad 1 Collage Son N Dad 1
News2 days ago

13yo Chess Protégé from Klang Defeats Chess Grandmaster at Johor International Chess Open

Remember Genkeswaran Muniyan, who was featured in an award winning inspiration film about his life story on how he was...

Ft Changi Ft Changi
News2 days ago

Traveller Jokes That He’s Carrying Explosives & Nuclear Weapons at Changi Airport, Gets Fined RM6k

When you’re at the airport, there’s a feeling of heightened awareness due to the various security protocols that exist as...

Collage Scam Collage Scam
News3 days ago

Teacher in Pahang Loses More Than RM200k to Scammers Impersonating Delivery Men & Police Officers

Every now and then, we hear of yet another story of people, regardless of age and profession, losing their hard-earned...

Ft Motor Ft Motor
News3 days ago

M’sian Panics After Seeing Roadblock, Causes Fiancée to Fall Off Bike, Leaves Her Behind & Flees

Fear can often cause you to do some stupid things. Recently, a man was reported to have left his fiancée...

My Post 1 74 My Post 1 74
News4 days ago

Foreign Student Caught Peeking Into The Toilet Of A Female Student’s Condo In Cyberjaya

A 23-year-old Palestinian man was arrested by police officers after he was caught on camera peeking into a female student’s...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY