Norwegian posts crack for Google video software

Thursday, 30 June 2005, 3:33 AM EST

Jon Lech Johansen, also known as DVD Jon, posted software on his "So Sue Me" Web site that he says modifies the viewer so that it plays videos hosted on any server. The company's Google Video Viewer, in turn, was modified from the free VLC media player to restrict it to playing video hosted on Google's own servers.

By Doug Mellgren at InformationWeek.

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