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Internal leaks in India threaten HBO as security concerns mount

HBO’s numerous hacking scandals have taken center stage in the media world recently, but it has been revealed this week that the company’s prized Game of Thrones content fell victim to an internal leak from a technology vendor supplying 21st Century Fox’s Indian pay TV arm Star India. There is no mention in the press yet of HBO asking for reparations from Star India, but it is likely HBO will have contract provisions for potentially massive payments from Star to cover this eventuality. Current and former employees of Indian media software company Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) reportedly illegally breached obligations by leaking Episode 4 of Season 7 of the fantasy series online, bearing a watermark from Star India, three days…

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