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‘Game of Thrones’ Online Streamings Are a Minefield of Scams

Think what you will about people who download pricey content such as HBO’s Game of Thrones. Loads of them are just trying to watch the immensely popular program without paying for it, but a fair few live in places where they can’t get current episodes, or uncensored current episodes, legitimately. Scammers don’t care about the reasons, either; they just see a fertile field of potential victims.

In fact, despite HBO’s premium-network pricing, this season’s premiere broke viewership records and blew up social media feeds (perhaps tempting potential viewers to join the ranks). Tens of millions of illegal downloads and streams resulted — and people searching desperately for something illegal are some of the most appealing fodder imaginable for scammers.

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