Netflix said on Tuesday it has sent emails about account sharing to customers in 103 countries and regions, including the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Australia, Singapore, Mexico and Brazil. Based on the experience of our editorial team, Hungarian users have not received such a warning letter.
The emails, according to Reuters, indicate that a Netflix account can only be used in one household. Paying customers can add a member outside their home for an additional fee. In the US, it costs $8 per month.
Members can also transfer a user’s profile so that the user can maintain their viewing history and recommendations. Netflix said last year that it would limit account sharing and test different approaches in some markets.
At the discretion of the company More than 100 million families have provided login information to friends and family outside their home. At the end of March, Netflix had 232.5 million paying customers worldwide.
Under the new guidelines, people who live in the same household can still share and use a Netflix account on different devices while traveling, the company said.
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