'The Interview' Now Available Via YouTube, Google Play
According to Google chief legal officer David Drummond, Sony had been contacting various companies to ask if they would make “The Interview” available online. While Google was eager to help, Drummond stated that the security implications were Google’s main concern.
“Of course it was tempting to hope that something else would happen to ensure this movie saw the light of day,” wrote Drummond in a blog post. “But after discussing all the issues, Sony and Google agreed that we could not sit on the sidelines and allow a handful of people to determine the limits of free speech in another country (however silly the content might be).”
Those who wish to see “The Interview,” without having to find a theater that is showing it, can now rent it for $5.99 or buy it for $14.99.
In the meantime, Sony
The FBI officially announced that North Korea was behind the data breach though the country has denied the allegation.