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Sony Pulls the Plug on 'The Interview'
« on: December 17, 2014, 04:48:57 PM »
Wow.. I can't believe that us.. the USA has lost the first ever cyber war.   We lost.     that's fucking crazy.   How can we give in to this?!??!

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3:15 PM PT -- U.S. investigators have determined the Sony hackers were working with, or for, North Korea ... according to CNN.
update_grey_gray_barSony has pulled the plug on the XMAS release of "The Interview," after a number of theater chains bailed.

TMZ broke the story Thursday morning ... Sony execs felt their out was if distributors yanked the film because of safety concerns. That would give Sony an out without directly bending to the hackers.

Sony just released a statement, saying, "In light of the decision by the majority of our exhibitors not to show the film The Interview, we have decided not to move forward with the planned December 25 theatrical release."

The statement goes on, saying, "We are deeply saddened at this brazen effort to suppress the distribution of a movie, and in the process do damage to our company, our employees, and the American public."

The execs are underscoring the distinction between pulling the film because of the distributors rather than out of fear, saying, "We stand by our filmmakers and their right to free expression and are extremely disappointed by this outcome."

Read more: http://www.tmz.com#ixzz3MDNflaL4

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Re: Sony Pulls the Plug on 'The Interview'
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2014, 04:59:45 PM »
This is bananas, I wanted to see this to. Surely they will release it when they grow a pair of balls, looks like a funny movie.
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Re: Sony Pulls the Plug on 'The Interview'
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2014, 05:57:56 PM »
This is a joke right? 

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Re: Sony Pulls the Plug on 'The Interview'
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2014, 07:03:18 PM »
Sorry guys.. first post edited.. i don't know what I did there...

and ya.. We lost Cyber War 1.   That's crazy.

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Re: Sony Pulls the Plug on 'The Interview'
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2014, 07:25:13 PM »
Sorry guys.. first post edited.. i don't know what I did there...

and ya.. We lost Cyber War 1.   That's crazy.

If it was North Korea doing the attacking, wouldn't that in itself be an "act of war"?  Yeah, we lost. 


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Re: Sony Pulls the Plug on 'The Interview'
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2014, 07:44:15 PM »
Lame sauce

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Re: Sony Pulls the Plug on 'The Interview'
« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2014, 09:35:01 AM »