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Hacker unlocks iTunes protection
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Hacker unlocks iTunes protection
A hacker claims to have circumvented the code that prevents music downloaded from Apple’s iTunes store being played on non-Apple digital players.

Apple has not commented on claims Jon Lech Johansen has “reverse engineered” Apple’s copy-protection system.

Tracks using the system cannot be played on digital music players other than Apple’s own iPod.

Mr Johansen’s company, DoubleTwist, said that it plans to license the code to digital music player manufacturers.

This is the company of the hacker who hacked it:

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