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DVD Jon Lech Johansen

Posted by David  •  Nov 4th, 2008 10:46:15 am - Subscribe | Mood: thankful | Music: No Music

A thanks to Jon Lech Johansen the guy that decoded the content-scrambling system on DVD's. This enables us to rip dvd's to our desktop or cd/dvd's for archive purposes.

DVD Jon Lech JohansenJon Lech Johansen (born November 18, 1983 in Harstad, Norway), also known as DVD Jon, is a Norwegian (his father is Norwegian and mother is Polish) who is famous for his work on reverse engineering data formats. He is most famous for his involvement in the release of the DeCSS software, which decodes the content-scrambling system used for DVD licensing enforcement. Jon is a self-trained software engineer, who quit high school at the first year to spend more time with the DeCSS case. He moved to the United States and worked as a software engineer in October 2005 until November 2006, and has since moved back to Norway.

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