For Game of Thrones, the worry continues. After leaking the fourth and the fifth episodes before its TV debut, now, it’s the sixth episode that has been leaked. Oh wait, not just leaked but HBO Spain aired the forthcoming of season 7 of the series “by mistake for one hour”. “By mistake” Do you believe that? Well, a thread on Reddit had a screenshot of a TV screen airing the latest episode. Reportedly, 4 people were arrested by the Mumbai police for leaking the episodes of the popular series online earlier this month and here comes news of yet another leak. As per earlier reports, the leak has been traced to the Prime Focus Technologies’ office in Bengaluru. The company is involved in the digital content of the series for Hotstar.
Fans of this fantasy drama are all over the world. Though the episodes are being leaked, it still could not stop the show from continuing to put fans into a frenzy. Ever since the leak, fans have been exchanging links to download the latest episode of the series via social networking sites. While Twitterattis had been airing the episode on the social media platform, another Instagram user – @afaga23 had also been live streaming HBO while the sixth episode was playing out. However, this post was later taken down.
According to Business Insider, episode 7 of Game of Thrones has been leaked too. Although, an HBO representative has said that hey have no knowledge of the episode 7 leak yet. Also, according to Entertainment Weekly, an anonymous email was sent to reporters who were following the hacking incident. The message read, “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.”
Well, fans who are crazy about the show may have watched the sixth episode of the fantasy drama already, yet the episode has scored 10.2 million viewers for its debut airing of the previous two episodes despite its leak. Thanks to its loyal fans. While the sixth episode of GOT 7 is set to air this Sunday, August 20, on HBO in the United States, it will be made available on Hotstar the following day and on Star World on Tuesday, in India. Wait until its TV debut.