Jon Lech Johansen

Organization founder

1983 –

74

Who is Jon Lech Johansen?

Jon Lech Johansen, also known as DVD Jon, is a Norwegian programmer 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. He then moved to Norway but moved back to the United States in June 2007.

Johansen is featured in the documentary film Info Wars.

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Born
Nov 18, 1983
Harstad
Also known as
  • 约恩·莱克·约翰森
Nationality
  • Norway
Profession
Lived in
  • Harstad

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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