Google exec: Our Society is in Real Jeopardy – Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

October 25, 2018 / BY / IN Blog

By Gerhard Eschelbeck

(CNN) In November 2014, the Guardians of Peace — a group affiliated with the North Korean government — hacked Sony Pictures because the studio was planning to release “The Interview,” a movie they felt insulted their leader, Kim Jong Un.

After the initial breach, the hackers threatened theaters that were planning to show the film. The premiere in New York was canceled, and theaters around the country decided not to show the movie.

Still wanting the film to reach audiences, Sony Pictures asked if we could release the movie on Google Play and YouTube. Click here to read more…..