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#LifeonThrones - Season 7 Episode 5: Eastwatch

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Laurie Berry | 16 August, 2017, 13:00

It eventually emerged that the episode had leaked from Star India, a company that distributes TV shows for HBO internationally.

Despite the leak, "The Spoils of War" became the series' most-watched episode after its scheduled airing, drawing 10.17 million viewers.

Emmy Award-winning Game of Thrones, which has a huge following in South Asia, is distributed in India by Star India, a subsidiary of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.

The arrests came after a complaint to police from Prime Focus Technology, where three of the suspects now work, according to the BBC. Four accused have been arrested on Sunday for the August 4 leak and it has emerged that one of them is a former employee who colluded with three current employees to leak the episode.

All four unidentified suspects are or were at one point workers of a Mumbai-based company responsible for storing and processing the TV show's episodes.

Microsoft Acquires Cycle Computing for HPC in Azure
The two new regions in Canberra will focus on the needs of government and their suppliers. The latest 2 to be added are in Australia, specifically Canberra.

The fourth episode from the hit show's seventh season appeared online on August 4, before it aired. "Ltd." watermarks. Later, Star India confirmed the leak and said that an investigation was already undergoing to uncover the truth. "We are deeply grateful to the police for their swift action".

Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss past year announced the shortened run of seven and six episodes for the final two seasons and confirmed the summer return for season seven, a departure from the usual April premieres.

"The Game of Thrones" is the most pirated series in television history and has been the target of hacking attacks.

A case has been registered under sections 408 (Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant) and 34 (common intention) of IPC and 43 (damage to the computer, computer system, etc.) and 66 (computer related offences) of the IT Act.

According to the company, the accused were its employees who had the access to official credentials to reach out to the episodes.

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