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As ‘Game of Thrones’ Returns, Is Sharing Your HBO Password O.K.?

The effect on the companies’ bottom lines remains unclear, but a study by Parks Associates, a research group, found that sharing cost the streaming video industry $500 million in 2015.

One reason the companies appear hesitant to police the passwords harder: Freeloaders could become the next customers.

From the article "As ‘Game of Thrones’ Returns, Is Sharing Your HBO Password O.K.?" by Daniel Victor.

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