HBO need to get with the times because I know so many people that won't be able to watch this legitimately unless sponging from their parents' HBO. (if they have it)
No wonder Game of Thrones is so damn pirated, if you're living out of the US/Canada or at college/university you don't have much choice except waiting months for a DVD release.
At least you'd get pretty good at avoiding spoilers.
edit: thinking about it this is a widespread issue with television, especially the cable channel model