HBO’s Game of Thrones hopes to stop piracy by embracing streaming

HBO is hoping to kill off a good chunk of the pirated content of Game of Thrones by cutting journalists off from the preview DVDs the company has long sent out. It will now only stream previews for reporters who need to see the show before its actual airdate. This plan was accelerated when the Thrones season opener was pirated from such a screener earlier this year.

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