Netflix Confirms It Will Add Social Sharing Features In 2013, Once Obama Signs New Bill

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http://techcrunch.com – Netflix has confirmed to Talking Points Memo that it will introduce social sharing features for U.S. users in 2013, following the passage of a bill that will make it easier for users of the on-demand video streaming platform to share what movies they have seen with friends on their social networking accounts. The legislation, passed last week, just needs President Obama’s signature. The new bill is a update to the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), which was passed after the a list of the late Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork’s video rentals was leaked to the press. Netflix (IT news)