November 25, 2003

'DVD Jon' does it again!

SarsSmarz writes "Holy cow, this guy doesn't blink! While the Hollywood Moguls are after him again for his attempts to play DVD's on Linux, he has released code that breaks the Apple Itune encryption!"

OSLO (AFP) - A Norwegian who drew the ire of the Hollywood movie industry by breaking the encryption code for DVDs at age 15 has now cracked the codes for Apple Computer's online music site iTunes, a report said.

Jon Lech Johansen, nicknamed "DVD Jon" by the local media, has created a programme called "QTFairUse" which he posted on an internet site at the weekend, Norwegian online daily IT-avisen reported.


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