"Game of Thrones" HBO sues Pornhub over show's sex clips on site

According to HBO, scenes from "Game of Thrones" are being uploaded by Pornhub to the fantasy section of its pornography site.

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Emilia Clarke in "Game of Thrones" season 1 play

Emilia Clarke in "Game of Thrones" season 1

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The makers of the hit TV show "Game of Thrones" are taking legal action against Pornhub for breach of copyright.

According to HBO, scenes from the show are being uploaded by Pornhub to the fantasy section of its pornography site.

Game of Throne's Emilia Clarke nude play

Game of Throne's Emilia Clarke nude

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The site also uploaded parodies of the characters including Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) and Varys (Conleth Hill).

In a statement, HBO said, "HBO is aware of the issue and is in the process of getting material taken down from Pornhub."

On Sunday, April 24, the highly anticipated sixth season of "Game of Thrones" made its debut.

Following its premiere, Cinema Blend asked Pornhub  for their statistics relating to the HBO show which is a popular search as fans visit site to find a glimpse of the nudity and sex that the series is known for.

 

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According to the porn site, throughout April, searches containing "Game of Thrones" were slightly above average, but shot up in the days before the season premiere, peaking at 370% on day of premiere.

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While the debut episode "Red Woman" aired, Pornhub's traffic in the United State of America dropped by 4%. A huge amount of traffic considering that Pornhub has over 60 million daily visitors, and the United States ranks as its number one market.

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In 2015, it was discovered that while searches increased +200% for the Premiere and Finale episodes, every Sunday night also saw an average 80% increase in GOT related searches.

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Pornhub also shared terms used by visitors who visit the site. According to them, specific searches include the season five Cersei's “Walk of Shame” scene.

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