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Life After a Hack: Sony Entertainment Boss Lynton's Newfound Love for His Fax Machine (Video)

This is one way to "slow things down."

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When Sony suffered its devastating security breach at the end of 2014, internal emails were released that cost executives their jobs and the company millions of dollars in damage.

More than a year later, Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton says that the infamous hack has changed how he communicates with colleagues and loved ones. Talking with Peter Kafka onstage at the Code/Media conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, Calif., Lynton said that he is back to using his fax machine.

“Not being facetious: My fax machine is in greater use these days,” Lynton said. “Slowing things down for a minute is not necessarily the worst thing.”

One messaging system that he is using to talk with his nieces, nephews and kids: Snapchat. Which is probably a good thing, provided no one is taking screenshots.

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