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Even New York Times Is Oblivious To Fact That Sharing 'HBO Go' Passwords To Watch 'Game Of Thrones' Breaks Law

“[I]f someone is violating Netflix or HBO Go’s TOS to stream they are guilty of a misdemeanor CFAA right off the bat,” says Hanni Fakhoury of the EFF. And if the worth of the stolen information or damage caused in its procurement reaches $5,000 (that’s a lot of HBO episodes!), it could be a felony with multiple potential years of prison time.

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Forbes
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