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
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    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:
  • Periscope chief: Live-streaming app not about piracy
    The co-founder of Periscope Inc. said the hot new live videostreaming app is “unequivocally” opposed to pirating copyrighted video after ... season premiere last month of HBO’s popular “Game of Thrones.” The fears mirror complaints sparked ...
    05/6/2015 - 2:34 pm | View Link
  • Media attention to piracy is overblown, says Periscope founder
    "Generally, there's 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 many more articles than streams. Beykpour, who had an Android in his pocket, also said the ...
    05/6/2015 - 6:23 am | View Link
  • How HBO Will Prevent Game Of Thrones Episodes From Leaking Again
    Since then, the subscription cable network has been cracking down a bit more on pirating, sending out letters of notice ... the service will do what it can to keep people watching Game of Thrones by legal means. Now the company can add more heavily guarded ...
    05/4/2015 - 9:38 am | View Link
  • Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Suffers Massive Piracy At Hands Of Twitter's Periscope
    In a statement concerning the pirating of Game of Thrones on the app, HBO previously stated, “in general, we feel developers should have tools which proactively prevent mass copyright infringement from occurring on their apps and not be solely reliant ...
    05/3/2015 - 3:09 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
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  • Why HBO Won’t (and Shouldn’t) Combat ‘Game of Thrones’ Piracy
    'Game of Thrones' is the most pirated show in the world, and this is why HBO doesn't care enough to change its business model.
    05/6/2015 - 12:52 pm | View Website
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    05/5/2015 - 9:47 am | View Website
  • 'Game of Thrones' battles pirated waters
    HBO's medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" has gained a cult-like following since first airing four years ago, and now the network is paying a price for that ...
    04/12/2015 - 11:36 pm | View Website
  • 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 Episodes Leak to Piracy Sites ...
    The first four episodes of “Game of Thrones” season five cropped up on piracy networks late Saturday — nearly a full day before HBO’s scheduled ...
    04/12/2015 - 12:27 am | View Website
  • 'Game of Thrones' Piracy Soars Ahead of Season 5 Premiere ...
    Game of Thrones piracy has spiked ahead of the HBO drama's April 12 fifth-season premiere. During a three-month period this year, episodes of Game of Thrones were ...
    04/8/2015 - 7:59 pm | View Website
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