How does Netflix find joint accounts?
In an update to its account sharing policy on Feb. 9, Netflix said it would begin implementing the new policy in Canada, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain before expanding to other markets next month. As part of this policy, airlines will tighten controls to ensure only members of the same family can access accounts.
One of the steps taken is to require users to provide a location, such as the customer’s home address. If you sign in to an account at this location, anyone can use that account. If you need to access your account from another location, you must first sign in to your primary location before moving to another location.
“For members with second homes or those who travel frequently, open the Netflix app on your mobile device after connecting to Wi-Fi at your primary location once a month, and then open it when you arrive at your second location ‘ Netflix said in a post. Canada. Condition.
In accordance TechCrunch, Netflix’s policies can help companies sign up for new accounts, but instead create inconveniences for users. For example, a student not studying at home might not be able to meet a company’s monthly enrollment requirements, or someone on an unexpected business trip might not be able to enroll from their main location before moving.
If the above conditions are not met, this film service determines that logging in from another location shares an account with someone who does not belong to the same family, blocks access, or prompts the user to create an account. use separate accounts.
The airline is also offering a subscription option for people who “live with the same family but don’t live in the same household.” However, this service only accepts the registration of two more people and comes with an additional fee. This fee varies from country to country, for example in Canada it is CAD 7.99 (VND 140,000).
In schools where family members travel, Netflix insists they can sign in on new devices like hotel TVs, but doesn’t say exactly how that will be determined. Previously in a paginated document Flow To collect, Netflix may provide a temporary login code that allows the user to access their account remotely for 7 days.
The Netflix plan allows you to create up to five profiles that users can share with family members. However, millions of people used this policy to sell accounts to foreigners, causing the company to lose revenue.
In a new policy update, Netflix creative product manager Chenggi Long said around 100 million households share an account, “impacting studios’ ability to invest in films and TV shows. Although Netflix has seen this as a positive thing in the past, when they aired the famous message: “Love yourself is sharing account passwords.”
It’s unclear when Netflix will implement the new policy in Vietnam. In plans announced in January, the film service said it would charge the general account beginning in the first quarter of 2023.