The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?
Call it a Christmas miracle for the First Amendment, or perhaps Sony again bowing to pressure, this time from Washington instead of terrorists. Either way, the movie will be released to some theaters.
Two days after saying it wouldn't release the controversial film, the movie maker now says it wants to offer customers a way to see it "on a different platform."
After an anonymous email threatens a deadly school shooting, the feminist media critic backs out of a speaking engagement at Utah State University.
Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.
Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.
Sony Pictures gets the controversial film online a day before it hits some theaters. Eager viewers can rent the film for $6 or buy it for $15.
The search giant continues its campaign against Mississippi's Jim Hood. Google says his request for company information is an "unjustified attack" that violates federal law.
Using information from alleged documents leaked by the Sony hackers, Google said the Motion Picture Association of America and Mississippi's attorney general conspired to limit free speech on the Internet.
Tim Berners-Lee thinks scrubbing false information off the Web is fine, but the truth should be preserved for reasons of free speech and history. Also: the robots are already here.