FeatureThe film’s online release served as an interesting accidental experiment if nothing else, but the relative success of the movie doesn’t prove or disprove anything about movie industry distribution models.
Sony Pictures isn’t including Sony Computer Entertainment’s movie service in the plans to distribute “The Interview.”
Sony Pictures figured out what to do with its controversial comedy The Interview, available for purchase online today on Google Play, YouTube, and Xbox Live.
After all the fuss, it looks like Sony will ultimately screen the controversial film The Interview in select theaters on Christmas Day.
North Korea’s Internet seems to be completely offline, according to multiple reports — most likely the result of a denial of service attack. Less clear: Whether North Korea is actually the source of the Sony hack, as the FBI stated last week.
Chinese authorities condemned the concept of cyber attacks today but insisted there was no evidence that North Korea was behind the Sony hack.
“We cannot have a society in which some dictator someplace can start imposing censorship in the United States,” Obama said.
The FBI points fingers.
North Korea has hilariously denied that it was involved in the digital security breach carried out against Sony Pictures last month.
North Korea’s state-run news agency Uriminzokkiri’s website and social networks have been compromised by Anonymous today, less than a day after the hacktivist group declared open season on the country.
A spate of computer failures at South Korean banks and television networks this morning is being blamed on a computer virus.
While Google Chairman Eric Schmidt was criticized for his visit to North Korea last month, it appears that at least some good came out of it.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt attracted headlines recently for visiting North Korea, but he had been shy to talk about it. Today he finally opened up about the trip in a carefully worded Google+ post. His daughter had some interesting things to say too.