Hacker cracks Apple’s streaming technology

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Hacker cracks Apple's streaming technology

The Norwegian hacker famed for developing DVD encryption-cracking software has apparently struck again – this time breaking the locks on Apple Computer Inc.’s wireless music streaming technolog’y.

Jon Lech Johansen released on his Web site – defiantly named “So Sue Me” – a software key that helps to unlock the encryption Apple uses for its AirPort Express, a device that lets users broadcast digital music from Apple’s online iTunes Music Store on a stereo that’s not plugged into a computer.

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