Monday, July 11, 2016

Sharing Netflix Or HBO Go Passwords Is Technically A Federal Crime Under 9th Circuit Ruling

The trend of people freeloading off the Netflix or HBO passwords of paying subs has long been a question facing the industry, and during the Primetime Emmy Awards last year host Andy Samberg even made a joke about it. A study last year by research firm Parks Associates suggested SVOD services would stand to lose upwards of $500 million in revenue in 2015 from the practice.

From the article "Sharing Netflix Or HBO Go Passwords Is Technically A Federal Crime Under 9th Circuit Ruling" by Todd Spangler.

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