Indian military detain 4 for Game of Thrones leak

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Indian military have arrested 4 people suspected of leaking an part of a hugely renouned TV uncover Game of Thrones before it was aired.

Three of a indicted are stream employees of Prime Focus Technology, while one is a former employee.

Prime Focus, a Mumbai-based association that stores and processes a array for Indian streaming website Hotstar, had lodged a censure with police.

The anticipation array is already a many pirated uncover in TV history.

Episode 4 of a seventh deteriorate was leaked on 4 August, days before it was due to atmosphere globally.

The uncover constructed by HBO has seen several leaks over a years. Most recently a organisation of hackers pronounced they had stolen 1.5TB of data, allegedly including episodes of Ballers, Room 104 and scripts from Game of Thrones episodes. On Monday they leaked some of a unaired material.

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The arrests on Monday were associated to a leaked episode, not a many new hack.

After receiving a censure “we investigated a box and have arrested 4 people for unapproved announcement of a fourth part from deteriorate seven,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Akbar Pathan told AFP news agency.

The 4 have been charged with rapist crack of trust and mechanism associated offences and will be incarcerated until 21 August, he said.