The HBO legendary series titled Game of Thrones is apparently subject to high levels of Internet piracy. It has been illicitly downloaded by millions of individuals.
Game of Thrones is a program on television that features all sorts of hooligans and good-for-nothing elements of society. But did you know that actual piracy seems to have invaded the series in real life.
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A new first-of-its-kind record was made when the series was downloaded a whopping 1.5 million times within the 8 hours after its US premier, according to Torrent Freak. Seldom has such an agitated frenzy been seen with respect to downloading fever. It is a novel phenomenon alright.
In the days that lie ahead the rate of downloading and that too illegally will probably rise to 10 million which says a lot about the popularity of the TV series.
As for the season five finale, it’s video clips are up for grabs online. Game of Thrones has been subject to piracy problems since its very inception.
The fact that the characters which are presented before the audiences in the series bear an uncanny resemblance to modern day hackers and Net geeks and freaks with an aim of getting into places where they ought not to speaks volumes about the piracy problem in itself.
Ultimately, the publicity albeit not through a proper channel will be of infinite use to the producer and director of the Game of Thrones. It will boost ratings and create a meme for the series in the process via word of mouth.