Charter asks ex-customers to resubscribe or risk their credit scores

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Charter has been telling former customers that it’ll forgive their debts and stop reporting them to credit agencies if they resubscribe to the company’s Spectrum TV, internet, or voice service, according to a story from the Los Angeles Times. The “one-time courtesy” offer came to light after Steve Schklair, who says he hasn’t been a Spectrum customer for years and doesn’t owe the company money, shared a letter describing the supposed deal with the LA Times. Charter later confirmed the letter was authentic,…

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1Password will now let you share passwords with just a link

Image: 1Password Password manager 1Password is making it easier to share passwords with anyone, with Psst! (password secure sharing tool), a new link sharing feature the company is releasing today. Instead of using 1Password’s pre-existing sharing options, which require an account, or just copying and pasting log-in information, which is inherently insecure, Psst! makes sharing a password a bit more like sharing a Google Doc with someone. You can create a link to share password credentials, set when it expires (when the first person views it, or at one hour,…

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