‘DVD Jon’ breaks Google video lock

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'DVD Jon' breaks Google video lock

Norwegian hacker Jon Lech Johansen has cracked the lock on Google’s new in-browser video player.

Johansen, also known as ‘DVD Jon’ for his work on decrypting DVD security codes, has created a patch for the Google Video Viewer – less than 24 hours after the search giant shipped the video playback plug-in, a tool based on the open-source VideoLAN media player.

Read the complete story. (PC Magazine, Yahoo)