Noted at http://www.dvinfo.net/forum/canon-gl-series-dv-camcorders/6295-gl2-makes-great-webcam.html
And yes, you connect it with FIREWIRE.
I tried hooking it up to both Laptops ( 1 with XP & 1 with Win.7. It did not recognize it. Do I need a certain driver? or do I have to get a certain Software? We have Windows Movie maker, but it only recognizes it as a Camera for still pictures.