Pirating movies has been a growing problem in recent years, costing studios millions of dollars in lost ticket sales. For example, in 2016 the Motion Picture Association of America says that nearly $ 1 billion worth of pirated movies and TV shows were downloaded.
It goes without saying that online streaming has been a growing trend as well. Netflix has led the charge, with Hulu, HBO and others also capitalizing on the trend. While these are the legitimate channels, online pirates subvert them to dodge subscription fees.
“Game of Thrones” is a wildly popular HBO series that was the target of hackers and pirates in 2017 and much of the season w…
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