It's OK That Sony Is Scared of 'The Interview'

The market has spoken, and if hackers' threats made people scared to go to the movies, Sony was right to pull "The Interview."

Roll up the posters and go home.

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The decision by Sony Pictures to cancel the Christmas Day opening of “The Interview,” a raunchy comedy in which two American journalists try to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has brought the company in for some hard knocks. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tweeted, “America has lost its first cyberwar.” The Wall Street Journal warned that the cancellation “will set a precedent for further bullying of a notably weak-kneed industry.”

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