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:
  • Netflix just as helpless as old-school rivals against online theft ... - TwinCities.com
    TV show in the world on a daily basis after HBO's "Game of Thrones," according to CEG TEK, a ... Pirating -- often called "torrenting" in reference
    08/26/2014 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • Piracy becoming a problem for shows like "Orange Is the New Black" - Ashtabula Star-Beacon
    TV show in the world on a daily basis after HBO's "Game of Thrones," according to CEG TEK, a ... Pirating — often called "torrenting" in
    08/25/2014 - 1:46 pm | View Link
  • Privacy dipping into Netflix profits - Daily Independent
    TV show in the world on a daily basis after HBO's "Game of Thrones," according to CEG TEK, a ... Pirating — often called "torrenting" in
    08/25/2014 - 8:52 am | View Link
  • Piracy dipping into Netflix profits - Richmond Register
    TV show in the world on a daily basis after HBO's "Game of Thrones," according to CEG TEK, a ... Pirating — often called "torrenting" in
    08/25/2014 - 5:08 am | View Link
  • Netflix hit hard as ‘Orange’ becomes second-most-pirated show in ... - Washington Post
    TV show in the world on a daily basis after HBO’s “ Game of Thrones ,” according to CEG ... Pirating — often called “torrenting” in
    08/24/2014 - 8:00 am | 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:
  • '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
  • 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 - 7:38 am | 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
  • US ambassador Jeffrey Bleich pleads: Australia, stop pirating Game of Thrones
    THE top US official in Australia has taken the extraordinary step of pleading with us to stop pirating Game of Thrones. Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich - who confesses to being a fan of the 'great epic' - says he is troubled with news we're one of the world's ...
    04/24/2013 - 5:51 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 ...
    06/18/2014 - 1:20 am | View Website
  • 'Game of Thrones' season finale broke piracy records
    'Game of Thrones' Season 4 finale had pirated versions downloaded 1.5 million times in 12 hours after it aired, TorrentFreak says.
    06/17/2014 - 10:42 pm | View Website
  • Game Of Thrones Finale Sets New Piracy Record
    The season finale of Game Of Thrones may have contained one or two surprises – but the piracy data certainly doesn’t. Yup, once again the show has ...
    06/17/2014 - 9:21 am | View Website
  • Game of Thrones Season Finale Sets New Piracy Record ...
    The season finale of Game of Thrones has set a brand new piracy record, with a quarter million people sharing a single file at the same time. During the first 12 ...
    06/15/2014 - 7:53 pm | View Website
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