Game of Thrones Season 8 is only six episodes long. So far, four of the episodes have aired, one of which aired before time, another got fully leaked on the internet and clips from a third show appeared online. Now, scripts of the fifth and the sixth show have also leaked. Have you ever wondered who is behind these leaks?

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Let us take a closer look at why these episodes are leaking as rapidly as they are and who is behind these leaks?

Game of Thrones Season 8 Leaks: Why Are There So Many Leaks?

Game of Thrones has a history of leaks. Since the inception of the show, a number of episodes which have leaked. Most notable of these leaks were the Season 6 leaks. As many as 5 episodes came out at once. Furthermore, the frequency of the leaks hasn’t gone down. In fact, Season 8 leaks have gained more prominence leading HBO to take extreme actions.

Game of Thrones Season 8 Leaks: Why Are There So Many Leaks?
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These leaks happen due to various reasons. However, among the most common reason for these leaks is that they happen due to third-party partners which HBO has tied up with. For instance, some leaks a couple of years ago took place because of an Indian partner, then there were leaks via DirecTV now, and another possibly via Amazon Prime Video Germany.

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Who is Behind the Game of Thrones Season 8 Leaks?
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Who is Behind the Season 8 Leaks?

The video leaks are likely due to negligence than due to any mala fides on the part of the partners. However, the leaked scripts where all the information on the last two episodes have leaked are likely from some internal source.