Netflix users who share passwords could have accounts deactivated
SEE ALSO :Technology's battle for our attentionAnd worryingly, these services can choose how to deal with the culprits - whether it’s by making them upgrade to a premium service, or shutting down their account altogether. Synamedia revealed the new technology at the CES tech conference in January. Speaking at the event, Jean Marc Racine, Chief Product Officer at Synamedia, said: “Casual credentials sharing is becoming too expensive to ignore. "Our new solution gives operators the ability to take action. Many casual users will be happy to pay an additional fee for a premium, shared service. "It’s a great way to keep honest people honest while benefiting from an incremental revenue stream.”
SEE ALSO :Apple's rivals in streaming videoSynamedia has now started trialling the system, and says that in future, it will offer access to streaming services like Netflix. Better start cramming those Netflix series…while you can!
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