Newswire: Once again, Game Of Thrones is the year’s most-pirated TV show

For the fourth year in a row, Game Of Thrones has received the prestigious honor of being named TorrentFreak‘s most-pirated show of the year. An estimated 14.4 million people downloaded the season finale, each person presumably justifying it to themselves with excuses like “the show isn’t on in my country,” “they don’t release the DVDs fast enough,” or “I shouldn’t have to pay for the media I consume.” The show also set a piracy record earlier this year, when 2.2 million people downloaded the “Kill The Boy” episode within 12 hours of its premiere, so it was pretty much a lock for this anyway.

The Walking Dead and The Big Bang Theory came in second and third in the piracy ranking, which is also a repeat of last year, but that doesn’t mean we’re just going to copy-and-paste big chunks from 2014 …

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