- HBO Spain reportedly accidentally made episode 6 available on-demand
- Viewers had access to the episode for an entire hour before taken down
- An hour was enough time for those with access to rip the episode
An hour was enough time for those with access to rip and share the episode - footage was posted on platforms such as YouTube and Instagram and the links shared on Reddit. These links have now been taken offline but the full episode was uploaded on torrent sites, Independent reports.
Earlier this month, HBO was held to ransom by hackers who posted scripts of upcoming Game Of Thrones episodes online and demanded $250,000, payable in bitcoins, to stop. The hackers claimed to have Game Of Thrones data measuring up to 1.5 TB and also possess balance sheets, personal contacts of cast members, Game Of Thrones scripts and records of e-mails exchanged between top HBO executives. Meanwhile, four employees of a Mumbai-based company have been arrested for leaking the show in India.
So, if you already know if Jon Snow managed to seize a White Walker successfully, please keep it to yourself. Winter has come, we don't need a side of spoilers with it.