December 17, 2014 – Professor Eugene Volokh was quoted in CNET about Sony’s decision to cancel release of the “The Interview” after hackers threatened theaters.
But it was the attack of terrorism, threatening the safety of theatergoers and people who live nearby, that changed the dynamic of the situation with Sony, said Eugene Volokh, a First Amendment expert at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. Now, the result may leave moviemakers feeling pressure to self-censor their work.
"This is a sad and dangerous moment for American films, and possibly for other forms of American media as well," Volokh said.
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