With over 3 million downloads per episode, the HBO hit series Game of Thrones is without doubt the most pirated TV-show of the season. Data gathered by TorrentFreak shows that most of the pirates come from Australia, while London tops the list of pirate cities. But why have these people turned to BitTorrent?

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  • Media attention to piracy is overblown, says Periscope founder - Click2Houston.com
    ... way more media attention than there is a problem" he said, adding that with the hyped pirating of Game of Thrones streams, there were probably...
    05/6/2015 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • Periscope founder responds to piracy controversy - CNN Money
    Periscope chief: Live-streaming app not about piracy - Washington Times
    05/5/2015 - 8:31 am | View Link
  • TV battles Periscope's boxing pirates - BBC
    Meerkat adds Facebook support, 'mobbing' to iOS app Mobbing means ... - CNET.co.uk
    05/4/2015 - 1:28 pm | View Link
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Suffers Massive Piracy At Hands Of ... - Forbes.com
    Customers experience problems ordering, watching Mayweather-Pacquiao ... - San Jose Mercury News
    05/3/2015 - 9:21 am | View Link
  • Australia's massive anti-piracy operation - Brisbane Times
    Meet HBO's Australian pirate hunters - Sydney Morning Herald
    04/30/2015 - 11:09 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Google Fiber sends ‘automated fine letters’ to suspected pirates
    HBO, for instance, began employing this strategy not too long ago in a rather unsuccessful effort to quell Game of Thrones piracy ... automatic fine notices to Google Fiber users suspected of pirating copyrighted content. “Instead of merely alerting ...
    05/25/2015 - 11:23 am | View Link
  • Australians are still the world’s biggest Game of Thrones pirates
    DESPITE Game of Thrones being available at the same time as it is in the United States and cheaper than ever before, Australian’s are still pirating the show more than any other country in the world. According to online media analytics company Tru Optik ...
    04/23/2015 - 4:52 pm | View Link
  • Surprise, surprise: Australians are still pirating 'Game of Thrones'
    Once again, Australians have proven beyond any doubt they are really, really into Game of Thrones. See also: Spoilers are coming: First four 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 episodes leaked On April 11, the day before season five of the HBO show was set to air ...
    04/22/2015 - 8:52 pm | View Link
  • More People Are Pirating 'Game of Thrones' Than Ever Before
    Game of Thrones is a show with characters who take whatever they want when they want it, so it's not much of a surprise that its fans do, too. GoT is already the most pirated TV show in the world, and those numbers are only going up. Why all the theft?
    04/22/2015 - 9:59 am | View Link
  • 'Game of Thrones' breaks yet another piracy record
    “Game of Thrones” fans can be, well ... However, HBO has all but eliminated both of theses excuses and pirating has only increased. HBO made a pointed effort to schedule Season 5 episodes to air at the same time in over 170 countries to cut down ...
    04/22/2015 - 6:21 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • The Morality Of 'Game of Thrones' Piracy
    Last week, HBO suffered an enormous leak of the first four episodes of season five of Game of Thrones, via someone being a bit careless or malevolent with ...
    05/27/2015 - 7:48 am | View Website
  • 'Game of Thrones' piracy hits record high despite HBO's ...
    You know the argument that Game of Thrones fans wouldn’t illegally download the series if HBO would simply make new episodes available online in a timely ...
    05/20/2015 - 1:22 am | View Website
  • 'Game of Thrones' breaks yet another piracy record ...
    Pirating of HBO's most popular show 'Game of Thrones' is still rampant, despite the release of a new streaming service that allows fans to watch HBO shows ...
    04/22/2015 - 1:15 pm | View Website
  • Game of Thrones Piracy Surges to New High | TorrentFreak
    The fifth season of Game of Thrones began with a bang. The first episode of the season broke ratings records but at the same time piracy surged to new highs.
    04/22/2015 - 6:06 am | View Website
  • HBO tracking down pirates who downloaded leaked Game of ...
    HBO sends out a flurry of take-downs and infringement notices after millions download leaked Game of Thrones episodes.
    04/20/2015 - 10:43 pm | View Website
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