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  • U.S. tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack blamed on North Korea

    U.S. tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack blamed on North Korea
    Washington made the woes of cyberattack victim Sony Pictures its own on Thursday as the White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security that would be met by a forceful government...
  • 'Team America' screenings canceled in wake of Sony hack

    'Team America' screenings canceled in wake of Sony hack
    "Team America: World Police" won't strike a blow for freedom of speech after all. Alamo Drafthouse defiantly replaced "The Interview" with a Dec. 27 screening of the 2004 satire after "The Interview" was yanked from screens over a terrorist threat....
  • Some Sony lessons: What a difference a hack makes

    Some Sony lessons: What a difference a hack makes
    The Sony hack and the demise of "The Interview" have people howling about appeasement, corporate shenanigans and Kim Jong Un's private life. What will happen next? What should have happened already? And how will it ripple through Hollywood, Washington and...
  • Internet expert Douglas Thomas on the hacking of Sony Pictures

    Internet expert Douglas Thomas on the hacking of Sony Pictures
    There are myriad ramifications to the hacking of Sony's computers and the domino effect of its yanking "The Interview," in the wake of a murky threat from the North Korean cyber underground. Putting it in perspective is Douglas Thomas' turf. The USC...
  • Around Town: The twists and turns of 'The Interview' controversy

    Leave it to the Canadians to get us into trouble on Christmas. Seth Rogen, a Vancouver native, is a co-director and star of “The Interview,” a film that was pulled from its Christmas Day launch. The premise of “The Interview”...
  • Commentary: Studio had no choice but to pull 'The Interview'

    Well, what a year, huh? Crazy stuff in politics, in sports, in entertainment. Really crazy in entertainment. Let's take, for example, the explosion of the Sony computer-hacking scandal into an international event with the pulling of the comedy "The...
  • If guilty, North Korea must have amazed even itself with Sony hack

    If guilty, North Korea must have amazed even itself with Sony hack
    North Korea has discovered that not only is the pen mightier than the sword, but malware may be more powerful than its nuclear deterrent. For decades, North Korea's propaganda machine (dubbed by a colleague of mine, Aidan Foster-Carter, the Great...
  • Where in the world is Kim Jong Un?

    Where in the world is Kim Jong Un?
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has not been seen in public for more than a month, generating speculation that his absence is due to failing health or political intrigue. Given the paucity of information, keeping track of Kim is tougher than winning at...
  • North Korea's Kim reemerges after mysterious absence

    North Korea's Kim reemerges after mysterious absence
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance since early September, the nation’s official media reported Tuesday, ending a mysterious absence of nearly six weeks. The front page of Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of...
  • Kim Jong Un, out of sight for 37 days, is a no-show at ceremony

    Kim Jong Un, out of sight for 37 days, is a no-show at ceremony
    Speculation over the health and whereabouts of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un grew Friday after he apparently did not attend ceremonies marking an important national holiday. The young head of the reclusive country has not appeared in public since he was...
  • Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ill, deposed or taking a break?

    Is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ill, deposed or taking a break?
    If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un isn't sick, he must be dead -- at least politically. That's the thinking behind a rash of rumors that the portly 31-year-old scion of the Hermit Kingdom's founding communists has been toppled from power. Kim hasn't...