‘Game of Thrones’ Leaked Again, Gets Aired on HBO Spain By Mistake
Just a day after 4 people were arrested by the Mumbai police in relation to the leaking of an episode of the popular series Game of Thrones online earlier this month, comes news of yet another leak.
GoT S7E06 Leaked
According to reports online, HBO Spain aired the forthcoming episode 6 of season 7 of the series “by mistake for one hour”. A thread on Reddit had a screenshot of a TV screen airing the episode.
Fans of the series were quickly exchanging notes and hints on links about where the leaked episode could be downloaded.
Twitter users were also airing the episode on the social media platform:
The Instagram user @afaga23 was also live streaming HBO while the new episode was playing out. His post was later deleted.
Episode 7 Also Leaked?
According to Business Insider, there are reports of episode 7 of the show also having been leaked already, but an HBO representative has said that they have no knowledge of the episode 7 leak yet.
In July there were reports of HBO’s digital content being hacked and 1.5 TB data of the company stolen. According to Entertainment Weekly, an anonymous email was sent to reporters following the hacking incident which said:
"Hi to all mankind, The greatest leak of cyber space era is happening. What's its name? Oh I forget to tell. Its HBO and 'Game of Thrones'……!!!!!! You are lucky to be the first pioneers to witness and download the leak. Enjoy it & spread the words. Whoever spreads well, we will have an interview with him. HBO is falling."
It’s not yet confirmed if the latest leak of episode 6 is related to this hacking.
Arrests In India After GoT Episode 4 Leaked
Earlier this month, episode 4 of season 7 was leaked in India, following which Hotstar initiated an internal probe. The leak was traced to the Bengaluru office of Prime Focus Technologies, the firm involved in the digital content of the series for Hotstar. According to the Mumbai police, the 4 accused had illegally downloaded the 4th episode of Game of Thrones on August 4, three days before its official telecast and uploaded it online.