Screening of the final episode of the fourth season of “Sherlock” was marred by an unpleasant incident. World examples of the episode not happened, because the day before her series has hit the net. Presumably, it was the actions of hackers from the Russian side. Such conclusions can be drawn even by the fact that the series was dubbed in Russian language.
The first channel and BBC Worldwide has promised to deal with the situation and to conduct its own investigation to determine for whom there was a “leak”. Today presents the results of the inspections.
As it turned out, the culprit was really the Russian side, namely, the employee of the First channel.
“We regret to inform that one of our employees, not with malice, violated the strict security protocols, allowing gross negligence in the performance of official duties. As a result, the file got to the net. We want to assure our partners and the audience that in the Wake of this incident we completely changed the security protocols to avoid similar occurrences. We apologize HartswoodFilms, BBC Worldwide and fans of “Sherlock” worldwide affected by this leak,” — said in a statement.
The explanation of the First channel have been taken by BBC Worldwide. The representative of the British parties noted that they would be happy if the First channel complied with the conditions mentioned, and also said that BBC Worldwide will continue to cooperate with Russian colleagues: “We will work together with the First channel, to ensure this. We would like to thank the fans of “Sherlock” all over the world who came together and helped us and Russian counterparts to minimize the consequences of leak of the episode. BBC Worldwide is grateful to the First link for a properly conducted investigation, the investigation, and that we consider the subject closed”.