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Millions of users are pirating 'Game of Thrones' season finale

Millions of people are pirating the season finale of 'Game of Thrones'
By: Michael Hatamoto | Online Video News | Posted: Jun 16, 2015 12:30 pm

The Game of Thrones continues to be popular among viewers, with many watching through legal means - and plenty of users relying on streaming websites and illegal downloads.




In just eight hours, there were 1.5 million downloads, which set a new piracy record. The piracy figure shouldn't take too long to reach 10 million, with interested viewers turning to torrents and other ways to download. The 480p version is currently most popular, with more downloads ahead of 720p and 1080p versions of the season finale.


"Never before have we seen this many downloads in such a short period of time, and last year it took half a day to reach the same number," according to TorrentFreak. "Based on this figure, the download count is expected to increase to more than 10 million during the days to come."


The show is extremely popular in the United States and UK, but users are downloading the show from across the world.


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