Who’s Pirating Game Of Thrones, And Why? | Torrentfreak

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:
  • Media Piracy Is Being Decriminalized In The UK - Cinema Blend
    ... about the drawbacks and indecency of pirating said ... is being used to download things like the latest episode of Game Of Thrones . Of course, ...
    07/23/2014 - 2:37 pm | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • US ambassador cajoles Thrones pirates
    US ambassador and Game of Thrones fan John Berry has urged Australian fans to respect copyright laws and stop downloading the show illegally.
    06/25/2014 - 2:16 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Nope, The UK Didn’t Just Decriminalise Pirating Despite Reports.
    there’s nothing stopping rights holders from taking it further than these letters and actually prosecuting you from downloading that episode of Game of Thrones. “Voluntary agreements avoid the complication of changing the law, that’s their entire point.
    07/25/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • '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 - 1:57 pm | View Link
  • Aussies Can't Stop Pirating 'Game Of Thrones'. Here's Why.
    Please enable JavaScript to watch this video. Game Of Thrones is probably the most pirated show in history, and Australians are at the front of the mob, diving head-first into the record books. We download the HBO drama more than anyone else in the world ...
    04/7/2014 - 2:33 pm | View Link
  • Stop pirating Game of Thrones
    news US Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich has published an impassioned statement appealing to Australians to stop breaching the copyright of US cable giant HBO by illegally downloading its popular Game of Thrones television show in record numbers.
    04/29/2013 - 1:07 pm | View Link
  • Why a U.S. ambassador asked Australians to stop pirating ‘Game of Thrones’
    The U.S. ambassador to Australia loves "Game of Thrones," and he would really, really like Australians to stop downloading pirated copies of the HBO show. On April 23 -- “U.N. World Book and Copyright Day” -- Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich posted a public ...
    04/26/2013 - 2:33 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 'Game Of Thrones' Finale Is The Series' Most Pirated ...
    All men must watch "Game of Thrones," in any way that they can. The finale of the HBO fantasy series drew in an impressive 7.1 million viewers on Sunday ...
    06/18/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Website
  • Foxtel to blame for Game of Thrones piracy, says Choice
    Top 16 deaths in Game of Thrones; Foxtel's "outdated business model" is to blame for Australia's high rate of pirating Game of Thrones, according to consumer advocate ...
    06/17/2014 - 9:45 pm | View Website
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Breaks Piracy Records Again | Variety
    “The latest episode of ‘Game of Thrones’ has broken the record for the most people sharing a file simultaneously via BitTorrent,” reports Ernesto ...
    04/17/2014 - 2:05 am | View Website
  • 'Game of Thrones' Sets Piracy World Record, But Does HBO ...
    “Game of Thrones will be a massive success for likely its entire lifespan, and pirates serve as free marketing, just another group to tell the world how ...
    04/15/2014 - 10:14 am | View Website
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 Premiere Piracy Reaches ...
    The most pirated series on TV is showing no signs of losing that dubious distinction. The fourth-season premiere HBO’s “Game of Thrones” Sunday ...
    04/7/2014 - 12:47 pm | View Website
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