Max Is Latest Streamer To Crack Down On Password Sharing

The streamer joins Netflix and Disney in restricting password sharing. What to know.

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Max, formerly known as HBO Max, is the latest streamer to follow Netflix with a password-sharing crackdown, which will begin later this year.

JB Perrette, Warner Bros. Discovery CEO and Global Streaming president, recently spoke about growth initiatives for the platform at Morgan Stanley’s Technology, Media & Telecom Conference and brought up a password-sharing crackdown as one of the main focuses.

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.