THE SHOW IS OVER! THE INTERVIEW CANCELED
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UNITED STATES LINKS NORTH KOREA TO HACK ATTACK ON SONY
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UNITED STATES LINKS NORTH KOREA TO HACK ATTACK ON SONYTHE INTERVIEW was set to be the raunchy comedy for Christmas night.. but now that the GUARDIANS OF PEACE scared theater chains across the country with a ‘remember’ September 11th threat, SONY has pulled the film altogether..
This statement now from SONY:
“Those who attacked us stole our intellectual property, private emails, and sensitive and proprietary material, and sought to destroy our spirit and our morale – all apparently to thwart the release of a movie they did not like,” the statement reads.
“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,” it continues. “We stand by our filmmakers and their right to free expression and are extremely disappointed by this outcome.”
While there is not yet a decision on how the movie will be released or if theaters will ever show it, this news is major.. This is unprecedented.. a major movie company losing a battle in the cyber war theater..
The decision by SONY came after major movie theater chains decided today not to show the film on Christmas day..
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EVEN MORE DEVELOPING TONIGHT..
PETE WILLIAMS FROM NBC NEWS IS REPORTING (JUST IN TIME FOR THE NIGHTLY NEWS) THAT NORTH KOREA HAS BEEN OFFICIALLY LINKED TO THE SONY HACK ATTACK..
U.S. officials now say they believe North Korea was behind the computer hacking attack on Sony Entertainment.
The officials say the hacking attack originated outside North Korea, but they believe the individuals behind it were acting on orders from the North Koreans.
“We have found linkage to the North Korean government,” according to a U.S. government source.
The officials offered no further details.