Los Angeles, Dec 29, 2016: “Game of Thrones” continues to be the most pirated show continuously for the fifth year. After its sixth season finale aired, the highest number of people sharing the single episode of the hit HBO series across several torrents was found to be 350,000.
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“Game of Thrones” has basically been widely pirated outside USA. Illegal downloads of the show increased to about seven million in the first quarter of 2015 which was 45% more than 2014.To combat the piracy problem, HBO also decided to make the content more widely available and it did so by making the show available on HBO Now.
According to PTI, Frank Darabont’s “The Walking Dead” is on the second position in terms of illegal downloads.
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“Westworld”, the sci-fi drama, which is based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 film of the same name stands on the third position. FOX’s drama fantasy “Lucifer” and Amazon’s “The Grand Tour” are newly launched shows which are also in the race of becoming the most pirated show.
– prepared by Shambhavi Sinha of NewsGram. Twitter: @shambhavispeaks