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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ASK NEWS:
  • Downloading Game of Thrones could land you in court - Daily Mercury News
    Downloading Game of Thrones could land you in court - Sunshine Coast Daily
    02/26/2015 - 5:47 am | View Link
  • Dan Rice If you write novels for a living and distribute your work ... - Colorado State Collegian
    ... awesome novels if he needs a day job, and HBO can’t afford to make “Game of Thrones” if people keep pirating it instead of paying for a...
    02/24/2015 - 1:09 pm | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • 'Game of Thrones' Sets Dubious Record: 200,000 Pirating At Once
    It's no secret that HBO's "Game of Thrones" is one of the most popular shows ever. But it's not just leading ratings on TV — it's also seeing unheard-of levels of piracy. The latest record? Over 200,000 people pirating Season 4 Episode 5 at once using ...
    05/6/2014 - 1:56 pm | View Link
  • Foxtel Blasts Australians For Pirating ‘Game of Thrones’
    Foxtel is not pleased with the fact that Australians are the top illegal downloaders of “Game of Thrones,” particularly because it is the only provider of the series in the country. A few days after star Finn Jones, who plays Ser Loras Tyrell ...
    04/10/2014 - 9:33 pm | View Link
  • HBO: We Know You're Pirating 'Game Of Thrones' And That's Fine
    During the earnings call, Tuna Amobi of S&P U.S. Equity Research Services asked CEO Jeff Bewkes what he thought of "Game of Thrones" being the most pirated show on television. We were tipped off about the exchange from the Game of Thrones blog White ...
    08/8/2013 - 3:44 pm | View Link
  • HBO: We Know You're Pirating 'Game Of Thrones' And That's Fine
    Yesterday Time Warner Inc. — the owner of HBO — released its quarterly earnings. During the earnings call, Tuna Amobi of S&P U.S. Equity Research Services asked CEO Jeff Bewkes what he thought of "Game of Thrones" being the most pirated show on television.
    08/8/2013 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • Game of Thrones Pirating: Time Warner CEO Loves It
    Traditionally, television network executives have viewed online piracy as a plague upon humanity that needs to be eradicated. After all, people are downloading content and not paying for it! So we were a little shocked to hear what Time Warner CEO Jeff ...
    08/8/2013 - 8:44 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Game of Thrones, Skyrim, Pirates of the Caribbean heavy ...
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    02/26/2015 - 11:58 pm | View Website
  • Most-pirated shows 2014: 'Game of Thrones' tops list | EW.com
    Game of Thrones has “won” again. HBO’s fantasy hit was named the most illegally downloaded series of 2014.
    02/5/2015 - 12:02 am | View Website
  • HBO: 'Game of Thrones' piracy is a compliment | EW.com
    How does HBO feel about having the most pirated show on TV? Not too bad, apparently. HBO programming president Michael Lombardo spoke to EW about the ...
    02/3/2015 - 1:31 am | View Website
  • Top 10 Pirated TV Shows of 2014: ‘Game of Thrones ...
    HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and AMC’s zombie splatterfest “The Walking Dead” were the two most-pirated TV shows worldwide in 2014 by a sizable ...
    01/2/2015 - 4:46 am | View Website
  • 'Game Of Thrones' Was The Year's Most Pirated TV Show
    "Game of Thrones" is officially the most pirated TV show of the year for the third time in a row. According to TorrentFreak, the show's 2014 season finale ...
    12/29/2014 - 5:12 am | View Website
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