Zara Larsson wants your password so she can watch Game of Thrones

Zara Larsson wants your password so she can watch Game of Thrones

Zara Larsson is just your ordinary 21-year-old Swedish woman.

Well, ordinary apart from being a successful Swedish singer and songwriter, who won a TV talent show at the precocious age of 10.

But Zara is ordinary in one regard. All she wants to do is see the latest episode of “Game of Thrones”, and her VPN is letting her down.

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No worries, thinks Zara. I can make use of those million-plus people who follow me on Twitter:

My vpn isn’t working so can someone dm me their hbo log in I’m serious I need to watch this fucking episode right now and I mean immediately!!!!

Yes, that’s right.

A celebrity asking their 1.4 million followers on Twitter if any of them can share their username and password… so she can watch a TV show.

Judging by the replies, there are plenty of folks all too keen to help.

It’s 2019 everybody, and to nobody’s surprise folks are still being reckless with their user credentials.

Hat-tip: Thanks to @Jake_Cyber for bringing this to my attention.

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