Netflix is becoming more strict on users who share account passwords with others who don't live in the same house (connected to the same network).
Netflix, and other similar content streaming services, have revolutionised the way people watch TV. They deliver on-demand libraries of films, documentaries and series with no adverts. And, all of this, for a fraction of the price to what cable TV services offer. Plus, you usually get a number of users, or devices, that you can share one subscription with.
The problem that Netflix is facing is that nothing is stopping its users from giving the same password out to other users who reside at a different premises. This indirectly means that only one out of every five Netflix users pay for the subscription service.
Netflix is implementing new restrictions to try and resolve this issue. They will not limit the number of devices that can be linked to one subscription, rather, they will ban users who make use of the same account but reside at a different premises. This can be easily checked by having a look at the IP address.
Take a look at the video below by YouTube channel, Later Clips, on Netflix Begins Cracking Down on Password Sharing.