‘DVD Jon’ Reverse Engineers FairPlay

Jon Lech Johansen, known as DVD Jon after he cracked CSS encryption at the age of 15, has now reverse-engineered Apple’s FairPlay DRM — but not to crack it. Instead Johansen’s company, DoubleTwist Ventures, wants to license the tech to media companies shut out by Apple from playing their content on the iPod. And, soon, on the iTV. Johansen could end up selling a lot of hardware for Apple

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