‘Game of Thrones’ premiere shatters torrenting records, pirates take over the Seven Kingdoms | VentureBeat

posted on 02/04/2013 09:55


[…] Current estimates show that the episode has already been downloaded over a million times. Last year, the popular fantasy HBO series was the most pirated TV show of 2012, with 4.28 million downloads for a single episode. Despite these staggering numbers, director David Petrarca is unconcerned. He said that pirated consumption only fuels the “cultural buzz” surrounding Game of Thrones and makes the show even more popular and pervasive. […]