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The Marketing Campaign Is Now Complete: Sony To Release The Interview On December 25 After All

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posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:02 PM
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Sony are now going to show "The Interview" at selected cinemas in the US as a Christmas treat. The funny thing was Sony claimed they could not show the movie because cinemas had refused to show it. I think the Government insisted that the film be viewed so that North Korea does not win the battle with Sony and "freedom of Speech" prevails. The US government have been unable to prove or demonstrate that North Korea was responsible for the hacks on Sony's IT infrastructure.

Perhaps this showing of the movie is Obama's idea of "proportional response" because there is really very little that he can do to hurt North Korea short of bombing it, and all the risks that entails in damaging international reputation and relations with China.

A failure to do anything gives North Korea the signal that it can launch cyber-attacks with impunity, while a response that has any teeth to it simply becomes fodder for more propaganda about how the US is a bullying superpower and the cause of all the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s ills.


I'll wait for the reviews before I download it from torrentland.




posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:04 PM
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a reply to: ispyed

Sony had originally stated it would not release it do to MAJOR chains not wanting to show it.

The chain mentioned here is very small and likely contacted Sony themselves to request the ability to show it.

I imagine they'd already spent the money on the reel and had it just sitting there.

~Tenth



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:10 PM
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Free nationwide advertisement. So Obama is part of the marketing scheme. It may have had nothing to do with NC at all.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:10 PM
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originally posted by: tothetenthpower
a reply to: ispyed

Sony had originally stated it would not release it do to MAJOR chains not wanting to show it.

The chain mentioned here is very small and likely contacted Sony themselves to request the ability to show it.

I imagine they'd already spent the money on the reel and had it just sitting there.

~Tenth

The Sony spokesman did also say at an earlier time, that it could go online.
edit on 23-12-2014 by smurfy because: Text.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:11 PM
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The Marketing Campaign Is Now Complete:


The 'campaign' is to vet North Korea in the worst possible light. After all, they are such bad (communist) people and all.

The movie just makes fun of another western Regime Change in the works.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:20 PM
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a reply to: rickymouse

God damn North Carolina!!
Lols



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:23 PM
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Christmas Day...How festive.

Have a Merry Corporate Christmas!

Peace



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:26 PM
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a reply to: ispyed

As soon as the alerts came up on my phone I couldn't help but think it was all just a BS marketing scheme. Have I really become this cynical in my old age? What a load of crap this is. I refuse to go see this film on principal.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:35 PM
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If this comes out as fact that Sony were behind this as a lie, I hope they get sued to death.

Also, if true, it goes to show how easy the media/corporations have the power to manipulate us and do use it, even for the most daftest of reasons.
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posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:35 PM
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I do not think it was a marketing scheme. franco and rogan films have no problem selling in the past and there is not much room for profit from this film now. I like the thread claiming it was a test run for software capable of shutting off internets to specific areas by sony.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:38 PM
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I think NK just got their ass handed to them in a lesson of cyber warfare and they have been shown up.
Great advertising boost for sony I bet they are rubbing their hands together.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:40 PM
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Obama probably secured himself a "consultants" job for Sony once he's out the white house. So what evidence is there North Korea did this again?, none, BACK TO SLEEP PEOPLE.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:44 PM
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Sorry Seth I'm not going to see your film. Comedians are no longer comedians. They distract, make us laugh at the oppression, all with infantile gradeschool jokes. No more talent, and the fact that they had to resort to this really, really proves it.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:46 PM
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To those who honestly think this is a marketing ploy:

Kim Jong Un is a despot who is SO out of touch with reality that he has decreed he's the ONLY person in the country to be name Kim Jong Un. All people in the country who previously shared his name by happenstance have to pick new names.

And that's just a small slice of the pure, unrefined bat# crazy stuff he does. Is it really a stretch to believe that he'd go "ballistic" over a movie that shows his assassination?

C'mon, I know we're a conspiracy website, but what is more believable, a little despot who's mad about a movie, or the US government and Sony colluding to increase sales for a crappy stoner comedy?



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:48 PM
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a reply to: ScientificRailgun

Considering how crazy the US gov and Hollywood is, how out of touch they are, telling us what's funny, what's hip, acceptable, the image of tolerance, etc....it's not much of a stretch for me. Kim's insane, no doubt. But so is Hollywood and the clowns banging the gavels.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:54 PM
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but what is more believable, a little despot who's mad about a movie, or the US government and Sony colluding to increase sales for a crappy stoner comedy?


The US government and Sony colluding to increase sales for a crappy stoner comedy.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 12:57 PM
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a reply to: Dabrazzo

Fair, but what evidence do you have to support that claim? I see people calling for evidence of a NK hack, why not apply the same standard to this assumption as well?



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 01:03 PM
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originally posted by: jude11
Christmas Day...How festive.

Have a Merry Corporate Christmas!

Peace


That was its original release date. Nothing has changed there.



posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 01:05 PM
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a reply to: ScientificRailgun

If you are serious I will complete a very lengthy and very well researched post, more like a paper/essay on the long history of U.S corporate/government collusion. This will be very time consuming for me, but I will do it if you are genuinely interested in understanding the relationship of the current and previous U.S governments relationships with U.S corporations.

That will go some way I hope as to explain why I am more inclined to suspect this was a joint marketing effort from Sony and the FBI.

This is all as apposed to believing North Korea was behind it. Which we both agree there is NO evidence to suggest they were and you can take my word for this or not but the level of sophistication required to take admin control of Sony's corporate network is far beyond the level of sophistication North Korea can produce.

But at the end of the day we will probably never know.
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posted on Dec, 23 2014 @ 01:05 PM
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originally posted by: Dabrazzo
a reply to: ScientificRailgun




but what is more believable, a little despot who's mad about a movie, or the US government and Sony colluding to increase sales for a crappy stoner comedy?


The US government and Sony colluding to increase sales for a crappy stoner comedy.


That's pretty far fetched sounding to me.




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