The final episode of Breaking Bad, the five year old TV series about an under-achieving high school chemistry teacher who becomes a methamphetamine cook, has clocked over 500,000 pirated downloads, according to TorrentFreak. What's rather surprising is that India saw the fifth highest downloads in the world, accounting for 5.1% of the total (which would be an estimate of more than 25,500 downloads). Or maybe we shouldn't be surprised: The show isn't up-t0-date on TV (it's being shown on STAR World), and this essentially emphasises the problem that TV faces, when shows aren't telecast at the same time across the world. TV channels really need to be up to date with shows, or lose potential viewers to piracy. Apart from this, with many shows in India, there is an issue of censorship - with words and scenes being censored…
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