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Netflix has not 'endorsed or approved' VidAngel's new technology
Photo of VidAngel's newly-announced service that allows subscribers to watch filtered content from Netflix, Amazon and HBO. - photo by Herb Scribner
Netflix said on Thursday it does not currently endorse VidAngels new streaming service.

We have not endorsed or approved the VidAngel technology, Netflix said in a statement emailed to the Deseret News.

Earlier this week, VidAngel announced a new service that allows subscribers to watch filtered content from Netflix, Amazon and HBO (which comes free with an Amazon Prime subscription).

Subscribers to the VidAngel app enter in their credentials for other streaming services, like Netflix, and then watch TV shows, movies and miniseries filtered by VidAngel.

Subscribers will need Netflix or Amazon accounts to access content, according to the VidAngel.

VidAngel CEO Neal Harmon said in an interview with the Deseret News on Thursday that the company has had extensive conversations with representatives from both Netflix and Amazon about the service.

Harmon said Amazon representatives he has talked to loved on a personal level what were doing.

And same with the Netflix one, he added. Theyre excited about the technology.

But Harmon said the companies havent officially started a partnership, and he cant speak officially for Amazon or Netflix.

None of these companies can officially partner with us, he said.

The Deseret News reached out to Amazon, too, but has yet to receive comment.

The new VidAngel service is available on iOS and Android devices, desktop devices and through Roku. It costs $7.99 a month, with the first 30 days free.