Author: Alex Johnson / Source: NBC News
Fans of the Netflix prison drama “Orange Is the New Black” face a dilemma after hackers claimed to have leaked most of the new season’s 13 episodes this weekend — wait more than a month for the official release date or give in and download the pirated shows.
The hack or hackers — who go by “thedarkoverlord” — said they had demanded a “modest” ransom from Netflix to stop the leak, “yet they continue to remain unresponsive.”
“With this information in mind (and the fact that leaving people on cliffhangers isn’t fun) we’ve decided to release Episodes 2-10 of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 5 after many lengthy discussions at the office where alcohol was present,” the group said on an online computer code sharing site.
The industry site Torrentfreak reported that “thedarkoverlord” also released the season premiere.
NBC News hasn’t independently verified the authenticity…
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