You won’t need your friend’s parent’s HBO Go password in 2015

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It’s a rite of passage for the young and broke and internet-connected: You want to watch the True Detective or Girls or Game of Thrones premiere so you can understand what the hell Twitter is talking about, but you don’t have cable. So you bother your friend who bothers their parents with cable and you get their HBO Go password. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just have an HBOGo account of your own though? Good news: HBO is sick of us “borrowing” passwords, so they’re releasing HBO Go to the entire internet in 2015.

hypabable reports that HBO is finally giving in to cord cutters, and making the streaming service available to any schlub with an internet connection sometime next year. Those cord cutters are probably already calling their friends who gave up and got cable, to gloat about how they were right. Go ahead, you can do that now, because there’s no risk of them doing something like not giving you their password, because WE ALL HAVE THE PASSWORD NOW.

Well, maybe don’t call and gloat yet, because there’s no word on how much it’ll cost to get access to all of the HBO, and you’d hate to make fun of your friend only to find out HBO Go costs $35/month or something. If it’s more affordable though, you finally won’t have to wait until the next day to see YouTube clips of whatever John Oliver DEVASTATED and DESTROYED on his show. That makes life worth living right there.

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