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Saturday, April 1, 2023

Netflix will block shared accounts that don’t connect to the same home WiFi

Netflix has given information About your new terms of use for shared accounts And has indicated that it will block people who do not log activity after 31 days of last connection at that location.

The company has been expecting for months Change in use of shared accountsbecause it wants to limit users who do not live in the same houseBecause it is common for some of them to share them with friends outside the family nucleus.

Even in August last year, they began to test the collection of an additional amount To connect to a television outside the home, Initially they launched it in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru.

Already in the month of October, during the third quarter financial results conference call, Confirmed plans to bring this additional fee to more countries in 2023, An idea that has been reiterated in the framework of the first quarter results of this year and has also become one of the pillars of its growth.

To check that the connection to the platform is made from the same place, Netflix only uses IP addresses, device identifiers, and account activity, In this way, it can be known whether the internet connection of the account holder’s home is being used or not.

The platform recently revised the Frequently Asked Questions (F&Q) section of the three countries in which it has implemented additional charges and It detailed how it would handle account sharing,

Netflix has now revealed that to ensure that devices are connected to the primary location, Users need to connect to home WiFi with certain frequencies and open Netflix, either the web version of the platform or the app for mobile devices.

The company has stipulated that this registration should be done at least once every 31 days from the main location of the platform subscriber. Otherwise, Recommends that you block the account that does not have this activity with this connection,

On the other hand, he told that when someone logs into his account from a device that is not part of its place of origin You might not even be able to play Netflix.

If the company eventually blocks its service on the device and the user is away from home (because they’re traveling, for example), A temporary code must be requested to access the platform for seven days,

Netflix hasn’t indicated what the process is to complete this period once outside the home or the time this code is requested to access the platform.

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