Madonna turns to the sneakernet after album leak

Sony Pictures isn’t the only entertainment giant dealing with a massive breach.

Music icon Madonna quickly released six tracks from her latest album last week after someone stole 13 prereleased recordings—reportedly the entire album—and leaked them to the Internet. The Material Girl is now keeping all of her production material off the networks, requiring her production crew to avoid wireless and deliver files by hand-carrying hard drives, according to an interview with Billboard magazine published on December 21.

“We don’t put things up on servers anymore,” she said. “Everything we work on, if we work on computers, we’re not on WiFi, we’re not on the Internet, we don’t work in a way where anybody can access the information.”

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