Hackers claim Lord of the Rings leak

Wednesday, 4 September 2002, 1:17 AM EST

Four months before its official release, hackers claim that the next instalment of the Lord of the Rings trilogy may already be available on the internet.

The Two Towers is said to be circulating on a couple of CDs among the hacking community in Bulgaria, and there have been rumours of another copy existing on a US hacker's website.

But a spokesman for film company AOL Time Warner has issued a statement expressing serious doubt that a real copy is available, as a finished print of the movie has not yet been made.

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