Christopher Dodd

President Obama: Sony 'made a mistake' in pulling 'The Interview'

Billboard for 'The Interview'

President Obama said on Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment made a mistake in pulling the 'The Interview' from theaters, after the FBI announced that North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment.

"Yes I think they made a mistake," he said at a press conference, in response to a question on Sony's decision. He cited what would happen for other types of films, like documentaries that certain foreign regimes don't like.

"We can not have a society in which some dictator some place can start imposing censorship in the United States," he said. His opinion on Sony's decision to pull the movie was in line with a...