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  • Netflix posted its fourth quarter earnings report on Thursday.
  • The report reveals the company is ready to begin cracking down on password sharing.
  • People who share passwords with those who don’t live with them will have to pay extra.

The era of sharing Netflix passwords with friends and family for free is coming to an end soon. The company has revealed that it plans on cracking down on freeloaders starting in Q1.

Netflix shared its Q4 earnings report on Thursday where the company revealed subscription numbers excelled past expectations. Despite its positive subscriber count, the company also used the report to follow up on its warning about combating password sharing.