Game of Thrones season 5 finale breaks illegal download records

Danny Palmer
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'Mother's Mercy' becomes the most pirated TV show ever in just hours

The Game of Thrones season five finale has broken previous piracy records, with millions downloading illegal versions of the HBO show just hours after it was broadcast. The figures, as gathered ...

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