Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

In meta movie piracy news, the latest unreleased film targeted by online hackers is Disney's upcoming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. Hackers have reportedly obtained a copy of the fifth installment in Johnny Depp-fronted franchise and threatened to leak it in 20-minute installments unless they receive an undisclosed ransom fee. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the hack and ransom attempt in a town hall meeting with employees in New York City Monday, but he did not divulge which film was compromised. Deadline later reported it is the new Pirates movie, due to open in theaters May 26.





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DR Conservatives should be coming along any time to say they were "invited" in to steal it and Disney deserved getting hacked... Just like they said about Clinton.

#1 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-05-17 02:22 PM | Reply

Yup. They apparently left their "windows" down.

So by the Wing Ding Transitive Property they deserved to get robbed.

#2 | Posted by donnerboy at 2017-05-17 03:02 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

I'll still see it debut weekend in theaters. Excited for the next PoTC installment.

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2017-05-17 03:23 PM | Reply

The first one was OK. The rest stink.

#4 | Posted by Sully at 2017-05-17 03:46 PM | Reply

They can steal this POS franchise movie but not SW:TLJ? I'm so let down.

#5 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2017-05-17 04:19 PM | Reply

Pirates are going to lose money if they release it.

#6 | Posted by Tor at 2017-05-18 02:03 AM | Reply

I got a great idea...

Lets fire the American IT Workers and hire foreign H1B IT workers! We can even make the American Workers train the foreign workersreplacing them.

We'll save millions!....

Can anyone say with a straight face this WASN'T an inside job by their "new" IT staff??

So is Johnny gonna wear a bird on his head in this movie too?

#7 | Posted by Pegasus at 2017-05-18 05:34 PM | Reply

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