MSNBC’s Reid says homophobic posts were result of hack

By : wire report
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NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC’s Joy Reid insists that homophobic language in one of her old blog posts is the work of a computer hacker and her security expert said Wednesday they have a strong suspicion of who did it, although he would not name the suspect.

The bizarre tale involving the news network’s rising star is a technical who-dun-it that not everyone believes, given that Reid had admitted in December to similar anti-gay language in the same forum and had apologized for it. A gay rights organization has subsequently backed away from its plans to give an award to Reid, host of the “AM Joy” weekend shows on the cable news network.

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Hacker leaks ‘Orange is the New Black’ season five episodes

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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A hacker has leaked episodes of Netflix’s hit series “Orange is the New Black” and is threatening to release shows from other studios such as ABC, Fox, IFC and National Geographic.

The hacker, known as “thedarkoverlord,” threatened to release the episodes if Netflix didn’t pay an “unspecified amount of money,” Variety reports. Netflix didn’t comply and the hacker released 10 episodes of the series. In an online post, the hacker explained only 10 episodes were obtained because the cyber attack took place before the last three episodes became available.

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