NJ.com Quotes Bruce Rosen on Shared Streaming-Services Passwords

A California federal appeals court has ruled that sharing passwords for streaming services, such as Netflix and HBO Go, might be a federal crime. But in a July 13, 2016 NJ.com story, several experts, including MARC’s Bruce S. Rosen, said those worries are overstated. “I don’t think anyone is going to be knocking on your door soon to take you away if you share these passwords,” Bruce said. “If anything, it may give companies some comfort that they can legally restrict use to the paying customer, but that’s a business decision that will cut against common practice for many streaming services.”

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