Netflix is testing a new feature that, for some subscribers, shows their passwords in plain text as they are typed in – and potentially when folks revisit the site. The temporary design tweak, which Netflix says is supposed to help fat-fingered users correctly enter their passwords, does not star out characters as they are typed in. This change may not be rolled out to everyone, though. “Netflix is currently testing removing password masking to assist members who are having difficulty signing in to their account,” a spokesperson told The Register on Monday.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register