Anti-Piracy

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Pirated More Than 1 Billion Times (Variety)

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The seventh season of “Game of Thrones” has been illegally downloaded or streamed more than 1 billion times.

According to a report from anti-piracy firm MUSO, the seven episodes of “Game of Thrones” season seven each averaged 14.7 billion illegal views through Sept. 3. Within the first 72 hours of its initial broadcast, the season premiere was illegally downloaded or streamed more than 90 million times. The season finale was illegally downloaded or streamed more than 120 million times within its first 72 hours.

Of the 1.03 billion total piracy instances for the season 84.66% were streams, 9.12% were torrents, and 5.59% were downloads.