The Season 4 premiere of
For the second time in a month, the premium network's online streaming service crashed shortly after 9 p.m. EDT due to overwhelming traffic, some of which came from subscribers logging in remotely but was almost certainly boosted by the countless freeloaders who use borrowed accounts. Viewers who logged in to watch the finale of
The outage prompted ire from "Game of Thrones'" famously passionate fans, who voiced their displeasure on
While working to fix the outage, HBO GO kept users updated on its progress via Twitter -- and even got in a subtle dig at folks tuning in using their roommate's stepmom's password.