Rooted Android devices banned from using netflix

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  1. icemanfrosty

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    Not sure if this has been brought up before, Just read Netflix are now using googles drm service Widevine.

    Which now means that your rooted mobile will no longer be able to use Netflix. Even if you try to download it from Google play it will say not compatible with your device.

    At the moment you can side load Netflix but this is going to get patched very soon.

    How Many people use Netflix on a rooted android device, I know a few people who do and i am one of them.

    This in my view is a stupid move and will push more people towards kodi addons the piracy boom.

    Most people root there phones for better features, A more stable version and even better performance for there phone, why should companies like Netflix punish those people by using this sort of drm.

    Netflix Use of Google DRM Means Rooted Android Devices Are Banned - TorrentFreak
     
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    Perhaps you should explain rooted?
     
  3. icemanfrosty

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    Ok nothing to do with Android tv then.
     
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    I read this somewhere yesterday. I have an older tablet that was giving trouble, glitches etc so I rooted it and it worked great. Now Netflix is gone. It's a pity, seems like the Google monster wants control of everything
     

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