Disney+ starts getting stricter about password sharing last year in canada, and now it’s extending the ban to the US. According to the vergeThe streaming service is informing its customers in the country about the change in its terms of service by sending emails. Its service agreement now states that users cannot share their passwords outside their household “unless otherwise permitted.” [their] Service Levels,” suggesting the arrival of new subscription options in the future.
the verge Disney+ says customers are told they can analyze their account usage to “determine compliance,” though it didn’t elaborate on how its methods work. “We’re adding limits on sharing your account outside your household, and explaining how we can assess your compliance with these limits,” Disney+ reportedly wrote in its email. In its service agreement, the service describes “household” as “a collection of related devices”. [subscribers’] Primary private residences that are used by individuals living there.” The rule already applies to new customers, but older ones have until March 14 to feel its impact.
Disney’s other streaming service, Hulu, also recently announced It is prohibiting sharing of passwords outside the customer’s “primary personal residence”. It used the same language in its warning to users, also telling them that their accounts would be analyzed for compliance and that it would begin enforcing the new rule on March 14.