domingo, 21 de dezembro de 2014

Sony Pictures won't give in to blackmail from North Korea

Sony Pictures says it gave in to blackmail from North Korea and keep looking for an alternative to display the movie "the interview".

According to Sony's film subsidiary, no other platform so far showed interest in broadcast comedy about a fictional CIA plan to kill North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un.

The President of Sony Pictures, Michael Lynton, said in an interview that the company "didn't give in, or give up and continues to persist. Have the desire to offer the American public the opportunity to see this film. But the [chain] cinemas came saying, one by one and within a short period of time â€" which was a surprise-that they would not broadcast the film ".

Sony Pictures has canceled the premiere scheduled for Christmas day after an unprecedented cyberattack the FBI attributed the "hackers" backed by the regime of Kim Jong-Un. U.s. President Barack Obama described the decision a "mistake".

Rodrigo Barbosa | With REUTERS

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