Share Accounts Without Sharing Your Passwords With DoNotPay


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People share passwords for their various streaming services all the time. Whether you personally take part in this practice or not is your own ethical gray area to manage, but it’s a common practice in the digital world: You trade me a spot in your Netflix family and I’ll give you my Hulu access.

Sharing passwords, however, is fundamentally a bad idea. It’s still a bad idea even if you have a great, strong, unique password for each of your streaming services; it’s a terrible idea if you use the same password, or a similar password, for multiple accounts.

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 To get around this, DoNotPay has added a feature to its Chrome extension that allows you to share access to your favorite streaming services without coughing up your actual password. Instead, you’ll be sending your friend the cookie—via an encrypted connection—that your streaming service uses to keep you logged in (if I’m correct). As CEO Joshua Browder told VentureBeat:

If you’re comfortable with this process—and I’d only use this extension to share login sessions with friends I trust, rather than the internet at large—get started by installing the extension in your Chrome browser. Pull up a site for a subscription service, like Netflix, and click on the extension to log in to your DoNotPay account (or create a free one). You don’t have to give up your credit card information (for receiving money from DoNotPay’s other services) to share accounts, so don’t go through with that if it feels weird.

Head back to Netflix, click on the extension again, and you’ll see this window pop up…Read more>>

Source:-lifehacker

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