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George Clooney sounds off on Sony hacking, The Interview fallout: 'We have a responsibility to stand up against this'

“They played the fiddle while Rome burned.”

That’s how George Clooney described the U.S. media reaction to the Sony hacking and the subsequent fallout in recent days of the… 1,206 more words

North Korea

The Interview: A Truly Interconnected Incident

First, a brief background: Sony has been planning a movie titled “The Interview” (where Seth Rogen and James Franco plan to assassinate Kim Jung Un), releasing a trailer for it on June 11th. 1,730 more words

International Relations

David Auerbach: 'The media fiddles while Sony burns'

The Sony Pictures hack is important, and the Sony Pictures hack is terrifying.

In a series of cyber-attacks that were first noticed on Nov. 24, a mysterious group calling itself the Guardians of Peace stole and subsequently leaked personal and medical information from every Sony Pictures employee, revealed scads of confidential internal information, left the company technologically crippled, and issued vague demands that “our request be met.” 1,458 more words

Full Comment

Laughing Kim to the grave

I would love to see evidence of American payback against the Kim Jong-un regime for its cyber-terrorism. The scale and sheer malevolence of its attack on Sony would seem to demand a response. 441 more words

Society, Culture & Media

The Cancellation: Why Sony Pulling Out Of "The Interview" Is Worrisome

On Wednesday, December 17, Sony announced that it was cancelling any future release plans for Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s The Interview. The move worries me in a number of ways, but first let’s look at what lead to this. 787 more words

Report: U.S. Government Agrees North Korea Actually Is Behind The Hack Attack On Sony

It has been a bad, bad month for Sony Pictures. In the wake of the hack that loosed their employees’ most personal information onto the internet, threats of violence resulted in the cancellation of their Christmas-day comedy release… 425 more words

THE INTERVIEW: CANCELED

Sony has canceled the release of the upcoming comedy “The Interview,” after a long two weeks during which Sony was the target of a malicious cyber attack… 243 more words

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