Streaming’s Side Hustle: 40% of Subscription Passwords Are Resold [The Wrap]

Streaming’s Side Hustle: 40% of Subscription Passwords Are Resold [The Wrap]

By Sean Burch

April 15, 2021 | Americans are spending more than ever on streaming services, and many of them have found a way to subsidize their binge habit — by reselling their login information.

New survey results shared with TheWrap by Red Points, a firm that helps companies fight piracy and fraud, indicate this may be more common than you think, with 40% of surveyed U.S. adults saying they don’t just share streaming passwords but resell them. These covert password deals are especially popular among younger customers, with two-thirds of respondents ages 18 to 30 saying they pay to use someone else’s login info for at least one service.

Read more on The Wrap.

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