The ruling was widely reported as meaning it is illegal for people to share their account passwords with anyone else (sample headlines: “Federal court rules that sharing your Netflix password is a federal crime,” and “Federal Court Rules That Password Sharing Is Illegal Under Insane Ancient Law”).
Is it against the law to use someone else’s Netflix account?
Netflix allows different people to use one Netflix account. They even allow different users to set up their own profile and watch list, within the same subscription. Their is nothing illegal as long as the subscriber shared their login information.
Can I use someones Netflix account?
Yes, you can use someone’s Netflix account as far as the person is okay to allow you to use their Netflix ID and password. You and the other person should not log in and watch Netflix at the same time.
Can I share my Netflix account with someone else?
You can also share your Netflix account password with other people to allow them to watch streaming movies through a computer or Netflix instant viewing device. Up to five family members can share a single Netflix account.
Can you share Netflix account in different location?
Chances are you share a Netflix account with someone. It could be family, friends, your significant other or just about anyone in between. Netflix allows its members to set up to five profiles on each account and limits usage of devices that can access Netflix at the same time by plans.
How many users can use one Netflix account?
You may create up to five user profiles. The Basic plan lets you stream to one device at a time. The Standard plan lets you stream to two devices at a time. The Premium plan lets you stream to four devices at a time.
How many people can use one Netflix account?
Once you have an active Netflix membership, you can have six (6) devices registered to your account at any given time, and you may stream up to two (2) movies or TV shows at the same time by default. There is also an option to upgrade to four (4) streams at the same time from the Your Account page.