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Netflix to be scrubbed from 'outdated' Samsung smart TV units

Netflix streaming platform will cease working on certain Samsung smart TVs due to "technical limitations".

The tech giant announced that, as of next month, the service will not be available on older units.

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A statement on Samsung's website suggested users with older TVs who still want to use Netflix should connect to their TVs devices that still support it.

"Although some of our older TVs will no longer support Netflix directly, beginning December 1st, 2019, many other devices you may have connected to your TV are still supported," the statement read.

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"As long as you have one of the supported devices, like a game console, streaming media player, or set-top box, you'll still be able to watch Netflix on your TV."

Samsung has not yet specified which models of the smart TVs will be affected.

A list of devices that support Netflix can be found here.

Password sharing

It comes after Netflix alluded to the possibility it would be cracking down on sharing passwords.

In an interview in which executives discussed the company's Q3 2019 Earnings, Chief Product Officer Greg Peters said Netflix was "monitoring" password sharing.

He quickly clarified that Netflix had made no alterations to its password sharing policy.

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