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Game of Thrones most pirated TV show of 2013

Author George R. R. Martin with members of the Game of Thrones cast at ComicCon 2012 – a photograph by owlandbear released under the Creative Commons license.

Author George R. R. Martin with members of the Game of Thrones cast at ComicCon 2012 – a photograph by owlandbear released under the Creative Commons license.

House of Stark has plenty of problems – one of them being that the television show that tells their story is the most pirated television show of 2013. TorrentFreak released its most pirated television show list of the year, and Game of Thrones topped their chart for the second year running. How much does intellectual property theft impact television networks like HBO? Do writers like Cory Doctorow, who support major revisions to copyright law and produce works under the Creative Commons license, make a good case for digital works being free? If you are looking for a good research paper topic in digital media classes or in intellectual property law, consider looking into these different views about copyright. Read more