Say it ain't so!
These days, EVERYONE has an account with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO Go, or some combination.
That is, unless their sister-in-law already had one…
Quite a few people have access to the streaming services because they received the login name and password from either a friend or family member — Netflix in particular has made it incredibly easy to share an account with multiple logins and up to 6 devices.
But unfortunately, you may not be able to do that anymore — not legally anyway!
Last Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals in the Ninth Circuit upheld a 2013 ruling that sharing passwords to an online account "without authorization" by the system owner is a violation of FEDERAL LAW.
This all came about as a result of the case of
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