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Sony debuts 'The Interview' online, upending Hollywood-tech equation
Sony debuts 'The Interview' online, upending Hollywood-tech equation

Sony's decision to stream the controversial comedy "The Interview" has upended the often fractious relationship between Silicon Valley's biggest Internet company and Hollywood's film industry. Google has repeatedly clashed with major studios over the piracy of films, which can be readily viewed and downloaded online. In fact, leaked emails from the hack of Sony Pictures show that film studios launched a project to counter the influence of "Goliath," a code name used for Google. But on Wednesday, Sony turned to Google and other digital outlets to screen "The Interview" before its original Christmas Day release, underscoring the tech...

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