r/technology Feb 03 '23

Netflix says strict new password sharing rules were posted in error Business


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u/ikantolol Feb 03 '23


Now, however, those rules have been removed from Netflix's help pages. According to The Streamable, Netflix says it was all a mistake — for the United States.

"For a brief time yesterday, a help center article containing information that is only applicable to Chile, Costa Rica, and Peru, went live in other countries," a Netflix spokesperson told the publication. "We have since updated it."

probably just testing the water

hope that water boils and burn their feet


u/jorgejhms Feb 03 '23

They been testing this in Peru for several months already. Its obvious they are planning to launch this globally.

Here's an article about that https://restofworld.org/2022/netflix-crackdown-password-sharing-peru/


u/imnotmrrobot Feb 03 '23

That’s actually what brought down the Pedro Castillo administration.


u/Vjornaxx Feb 03 '23

Little known facts - Lee Harvey Oswald was a Netflix agent and the moon landing was actually a Netflix Original.


u/peakzorro Feb 03 '23

So that's why it was cancelled without a sequel for 50 years.


u/SilveredFlame Feb 03 '23

Yea they had other priorities come up that needed the sound stage so they said fuck it we'll just have to go to the moon for real!


u/JamieMadRocks Feb 04 '23

They tried to revive it in 1986 but it was scrapped shortly after launch


u/TheWalkingDead91 Feb 03 '23

No wonder they tried to convince me that an old man in a kids’ body did in JFK. I knew it!