Sony to press: Stop publishing leaked info

A letter from an attorney for the company warns news outlets that Sony would ‘hold you responsible for any damage or loss’ from publishing data from a huge hack.

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In the weeks since a group called “Guardians of the Peace” hit Sony Pictures Entertainment with a huge cyber attack, the company has had its share of embarrassing moments.

In response, Sony is turning its attention to the news media in an attempt to stanch the bleeding. David Boies, an attorney for the company, sent a letter to The New York Times, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and other outlets stating that Sony “does not consent to your possession, review, copying, dissemination, publication, uploading, downloading or making any use” of information from the hack.

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