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Mar 12, 2021

Is the Netflix password sharing free-for-all in danger?

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The streaming platform is starting to warn people about sharing their passwords with others. It's not a security thing but a revenue thing. Plus, venue owners that put on concerts and other events are hopeful for recovery with federal aid on the way. And, what a Grammy nomination (or lack thereof) does for a musician's career.

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Shuttered venue owners say federal aid could be a curtain raiser

Mar 12, 2021
The new pandemic relief package includes another $1.25 billion for concert venues, theaters and other spaces that do live events.
None of the recent federal aid has been distributed yet. But the fact that it’s been approved has the industry hopeful. Pictured: The iconic Metro concert venue sits empty in Chicago, Illinois, on Dec. 29, 2020.
Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images

Netflix tests feature to crack down on password sharing

Mar 12, 2021
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has said password sharing is something the company has learned to live with.
Some Netflix users are getting this message: "If you don't live with the owner of this account, you need your own account to keep watching."
Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images

Why being nominated for a Grammy (or not) can be more important than winning one

Mar 12, 2021
Artists who have been snubbed are speaking out.
Bad Bunny is nominated in two Grammy categories this year. He's already won multiple Latin Grammys.
Bridget Bennett/AFP via Getty Images

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Day 4 Ta-ku

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director