Sony Will Testify on PlayStation Hack; Hirai Letter Answers Questions

Mark Hachman reports:

Sony will testify at a House privacy hearing on June 2, after earlier refusing to appear. In a letter to lawmakers, Sony also provided more details about the attacks.

An aide for Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), chairwoman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, said Friday that Sony has agreed to testify next week, joined by representatives from Epsilon, itself the victim of a date breach in April.

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Related: The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade has scheduled a hearing on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled “Sony and Epsilon: Lessons for Data Security Legislation.” Witnesses to be announced.

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