Morning Jolt: ‘Game of Thrones’ sets piracy record
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Sunday’s Season 3 premiere of “Game of Thrones” set a record for piracy, according to CNN. The episode was illegally downloaded by more than 1 million people in the day after it aired, according to piracy tracker TorrentFreak, and more than 163,000 people were downloading it at the same time at its height. TorrentFreak also says that “Game of Thrones” was the most illegally downloaded TV show of 2012.
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