Netflix plans to start charging for password sharing, and customers aren't happy

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Netflix is testing a way to crack down on password sharing. The streaming service has been asking some users of the popular streaming site to verify that they live with the holder of the account. Jenny Kane/AP

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Netflix announced Wednesday it plans to start cracking down on password sharing among watchers, and customers are not taking it well.

The company said in a statement that in the past it has encouraged account sharing among its 222 million subscribers, with features such

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