HBO to sue Pornhub for illegal use of Game of Throne scenes

HBO to sue Pornhub for showing clips featuring scenes from Game of Thrones illegally

HBO is in the news for all the wrong reasons since the release of its mega TV show, Game of Thrones Season 6. Earlier it accidentally leaked the GoT Season 6 Episode 5 a day ahead of scheduled date of airing and now it is fighting Game of Thrones clips being used in porn on Pornhub.

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is known for liberal of nudity and love making scenes in its episodes. At that point it did not realize that GoT case and clips would be famous on Pornhub. In fact since the release of Game of Thrones Season 6, the search for GoT action on Pornhub went up by 370 %. Pornhub is reportedly showing clips using Emilia Clarke, Carice Van Houten, Sibel Kekilli and Natalie Dormer’s nude scenes. The most searched GoT character is, of course, Daenerys Targaryen.

According to Australia Network News, Pornhub also features porn stars pretending to be Cersei Lannister and Lord Varys, famous “Game of Thrones” characters.

HBO knows about the serious copyright infringement committed by using GoT clips in Porn. Melty reported that HBO is now suing the said site for illegally using “Game of Thrones” copyrighted property for financial gain. It is but right to stop the said site from making the most pirated show on television actors’ look like porn stars.

Despite the harakiri committed with Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 5, HBO has been super vigilant in protecting the show. In fact, a month ago, it has caused the closing down of a site that releases spoilers two days before the actual airing. It has also acted on pirates that illegally download episodes.

The show creators have released the last three episode titles of the show and those titles hinted that Westeros people are facing bleak days ahead. More surprising scenes await viewers when Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton face each other. The same is expected when Arya Stark takes her revenge against those who killed her father.

“Game of Thrones” is in its last month. The final episode is entitled “Winds of Winter” and will probably show the return of the White Walkers. The 7thepisode just got aired entitled “The Broken Man.”