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‘Game of Thrones’: How HBO Beat Its Hackers (The Wrap)

When hackers unlocked troves of plot secrets about “Game of Thrones” and other HBO shows, they may have thought HBO would pay a king’s ransom to keep them from leaking every... More

‘Game of Thrones’ Piracy Gets Dozens of Australian Sites Blocked (Fortune)

Australian courts have ordered internet providers to block more than 50 pirate websites in two separate cases, including one brought by the network airing Game of Thrones there. Si... More

Hacker Leaked New HBO Episodes this Weekend. But What’s the Real Impact? (L.A. Times)

For two weeks a hacker has leaked stolen information from pay-TV network HBO in dribs and drabs, including “Game of Thrones” plot lines, unaired episodes of “Curb Your Enthu... More

Turning Piracy Into Found Money (OTT2)

Season 7 of HBO’s mega-hit Game of Thrones premiered recently, and according to HBO, over 16 million eager fans tuned in to the long-awaited episode, on TV and via the company’... More

Spoiler Alert: Hackers Are Gunning for Hollywood (Variety)

The 2014 hack at Sony Pictures Entertainment was a watershed moment for the entertainment industry. This month, yet another targeted attack — this one against HBO — reminds us ... More

Game of Thrones Premiere Ignites Annual Piracy Bonanza (TorrentFreak)

The first episode of Game of Thrones’ seventh season made its way onto the internet June 16, and, like every year, this generated quite a bit of activity on various torrent sites... More