These three things will get you banned from Netflix

These three things will get you banned from Netflix

These three things will get you banned from Netflix

These three things will get you banned from Netflix (File Photo)

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  • Netflix has zero-tolerance for violators.
  • If you disobey the streaming giant’s regulations, you risk losing access to your account.
  • The company previously performed a password-sharing crackdown test in Peru, Chile, and Costa Rica.
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Netflix doesn’t like it when individuals exchange passwords, but there are other behaviours that can get you kicked off the service. Netflix has zero-tolerance for violators, and if you disobey the streaming giant’s regulations, you risk losing access to your account— or worse, being blacklisted. Netflix just reported a 200,000-plus subscriber loss. The company is also intending to create new ad-supported subscription plans that will be less expensive than current subscription rates. Netflix does not want to lose any more subscribers, so avoid doing these three things if you want to keep your Netflix account safe.

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  • Use a VPN

If you’re unfamiliar with the phrase VPN, it helps users to remain anonymous online. It’s mostly used to conceal online activity. On any Wi-Fi network, it can also protect your network from cyber attackers and mask your IP address, browsing activities, and personal data. Netflix does not want its users to use a VPN network to access the app, despite the fact that it is privacy-focused.

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That’s because VPNs deceive websites into thinking you’re in another country. This means you can watch TV shows that aren’t available in your country, which Netflix strongly opposes.

”You may access the Netflix content primarily within the country in which you have established your account and only in geographic locations where we offer our service and have licensed such content,” Netflix’s terms and conditions stated.

If you’re caught using a VPN to access Netflix, you’ll see a pop-up message telling you to turn it off. If you ignore the warnings, you will almost certainly be banned.

  • Reproducing Netflix’s original content
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It’s the case with any app or website that relies on content. An original piece of work cannot be plagiarised or reproduced. People who are caught replicating Netflix’s works face severe consequences.

Netflix warns users not to “archive, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, perform, publish, licence, create derivative works from, or offer for sale” anything on the platform. “We may terminate or restrict your use of our service if you violate these Terms of Use or engage in illegal or fraudulent use of the service,” the company said in a blog post.

  • Password sharing

Netflix has been dealing with the issue of password sharing for quite some time. The corporation had previously turned a blind eye to the problem, but now it wants to put a stop to it. In fact, the streaming behemoth has previously performed a password-sharing crackdown test in Peru, Chile, and Costa Rica.

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