One of the age-old methods of keeping up with the sheer variety of streaming services is account sharing. You are only supposed to share accounts within your household. But if we̵
As first noted by The Streamable, the message comes with a stern warning and a request to verify your identity. The prompt reads, “If you don’t live with the owner of this account, you’ll need your own account to keep watching.” It asks for a verification code from the account owner, sent via email or text message. If you don’t verify, Netflix will ask you to create a new account.
Oh no. Netflix is doing the purge?!? pic.twitter.com/XXlHtfgfsy
– chante most (@ DOP3Sweet) March 9, 2021
Well that was nice while it lasted @netflix. THE END OF AN ERA. THE NETFLIX PURGE HAS BEGIN pic.twitter.com/GNtTDonTiV
– SmiteBets (@SmiteBets) March 9, 2021
Clarity on the subject would be nice, and for now the test appears to be limited in nature. We can only find a few Tweets confirming the message, although Netflix confirmed the test in a statement to The Verge. As it stands now, if you borrow Netflix from a friend in another city, it could end soon
via The Streamable