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A downloading storm of mythical proportions

The leaking last week of episodes of Game of Thrones has highlighted the issue of illegal downloads.

22nd April, 2015
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Game of Thrones: the HBO fantasy show has been dogged by downloading

‘It’s thievery and robbery not seen since we had pirates on the high seas.” That’s is how Larry Bass, managing director of TV production company Screentime ShinAwiL, describes the current flood of illegal downloads of TV content.

Bass was speaking after four episodes of the eagerly anticipated season five of fantasy show Game of Thrones were leaked online 24 hours before the first episode of the season was due...

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