Professor Kovacs on 'The Interview': 'I Think We All Lose'

Monday, December 22, 2014
KGO-CHANNEL 7 -- A larger question has surfaced about artistic freedom and whether Sony set a precedent by capitulating to North Korean hackers. “I think it is a precedent. Even at the height of the Cold War we weren’t worried about depicting the Soviet Union in a bad light,” Kovacs said. But that was then when fingers on triggers carried as much weight as those of threatening hackers on keyboards. It would appear we’ve come a long way. “The terrible thing about terrorism is when we react to it,” Kovacs said. Who wins here? “I think we all lose,” Kovacs said.